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How to apply

We are now accepting applications for funded positions starting in the Fall of 2023.

To apply, we require the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing your academic background and interests. Applicants should also indicate whether they have applied for or secured external funding.
  • A brief CV.
  • An expose of the proposed dissertation project, including an initial bibliography (ca. 1,500-3000 words).
  • A writing sample of at least 3,000 words. The writing sample need not be on the topic of the proposed dissertation.
  • Copies (unofficial) of academic transcripts from university study.

In addition, two confidential letters of recommendation addressing, in detail, your qualifications for doctoral research, will need to be sent directly from the referees or from a letter service. 

To guarantee full consideration, all materials should be sent by February 15th, 2023 to or by post to:

      Munich School of Ancient Philosophy
      LMU Fakultät für Philosophie - Lehrstuhl III
      Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
      80539 München

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