Interdisciplinary PhD Studentship on the ritualization of megalithic monuments

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 08 Jun 2022

Your application (uploaded in one pdf) should include:

- a brief letter of motivation
- a CV, including contact details of two academic referees
- a research proposal of up to 2,000 words, covering (a) state of the art, (b) main research question, key objectives, and relevance, (c) the proposed (methodological) approach, and (d) the proposed timetable for the writing of your thesis. This proposal should correspond to the project description above
- a writing sample of no more than 5,000 words, such as an essay or part of a Master’s thesis
- certified official transcripts of your academic degrees.

Official documents must be in the English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese or Dutch language. Any translation of originals not in these languages must be authenticated.

You may apply for this position until 8 June 11:59pm / before 9 June 2022 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

Note that the procedure will include interviews. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview on site. Interviews are scheduled to take place in the second half of June.

We recommend you contact either Daan Raemaekers ( or Brenda Mathijssen (brenda.mathijssen before applying for the scholarship. For questions regarding the submission procedure, please contact Nadja Zadorina (

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