International PhD Position in Transnational Mining History at Maastricht University in Netherlands, 2020

  •  PhD
  •  23-Aug-2020
  •   Netherlands
  • $$  Salary of € 2.325,- with a yearly growth to € 2.972

If you want to get higher education in the Netherlands, then you can apply for International PhD Position in Transnational Mining History funded by Maastricht University. The programme is available for the academic year 2020/2021.

The position is open for enthusiastic early-stage researchers aspiring to pursue a PhD degree program in contemporary history at the Department of History in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Universiteit Maastricht Information

Universiteit Maastricht Grants

International PhD Position in Transnational Mining History at Maastricht University in Netherlands, 2020 Founded in 1976, Universiteit Maastricht (Maastricht University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Maastricht (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Limburg. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Netherlands), Universiteit Maastricht (UM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiteit Maastricht (UM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 43 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD program in transnational mining history.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Must have a (Research) Master’s degree in History or a related field.
  • Good (passive) knowledge of Dutch and of German (because of the main languages of the historical sources).
  • Outstanding writing skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: Applicants must submit an application form electronically to For more information, candidates must have to see the application procedure.
  • Supporting Documents: Application form must contain personal details, a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, copy of Bachelor (BA) and (Research) Master (MA) degree and transcript (including GPA), one academic paper, and contact information of two
  • Admission Requirements: Candidates are required to hold their previous Certificates of Degree.
  • Language Requirement: For applicants who neither are native speakers of English nor followed an English taught BA/BSc and MA/MSc, the PO accepts certificates from:
  • IELTS test: minimum score overall 7.0 and writing minimum score of 6.5
  • TOEFL test: overall, internet-based minimum score 100 and writing minimum score 25
  • TOEFL test: overall, paper-based minimum score of 600
  • TOEFL test: overall, computer-based minimum score of 250
  • A Cambridge certificate: C or higher for the CAE (Certificate in Advanced English).
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