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SYLLF - Two More Scholarships Available

SYLFF-MIKROKOLLEG - Apply 26 June - 24 September 2017

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The Tokio Foundation and RUB Research School invite excellent young researchers with a background in economics, law, social science, religious studies or a related subject to apply for one of the four doctoral research grants of the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF).

In particular, we are looking for candidates with a clear commitment towards interdisciplinary cooperation. Successful applicants will be part of a small interdisciplinary graduate school (Mikrokolleg) and work on the overarching topic of Forced Migration.

Located at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, the SYLFF-Mikrokolleg candidates will be granted funding for three years with 1,200€/month starting January 15th 2018.


The individual project will be executed with a professor on one of the following perspectives:

  • Foreign aid and migration
    Prof. Dr. Thomas K. Bauer
  • International Refugee- and Migration Law
    Prof. Dr. Pierre Thielbörger
  • Forced Migration due to the Loss of Land – Changing Global Responsibilities in a Globalized World?
    Prof. Dr. Eva Gerharz
  • Religious Difference and Forced Migration
    PD Dr. Levent Tezcan
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Questions regarding content?
Please contact one of the professors involved.

Find more on the SYLFF-Mikrokolleg and the application process here.

Organisational questions?
please contact:
Dr. Sarah Gemicioglu
Room: FNO 01/146
Phone: +49-(0)234-32-27109