Postgraduate Studentships in Modern Greek Studies 2017-2018

Thanks to a generous grant from the A G Leventis Foundation, three postgraduate studentships are available for students who wish to pursue a full-time higher degree programme (MA by Research, MRes or PhD) in the fields of Modern Greek (including Cypriot) literature, language, history and culture.  Candidates should have a first class or upper second class degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.  To apply for PhD, candidates should also have completed, or be completing, a master’s degree in a relevant subject.  Applicants will be asked to provide a detailed research proposal, two references and a transcript of qualifications.

Prospective candidates may contact Professor Dimitris Tziovas (email for advice on research topics for which supervision is available.  The MRes is a research degree with taught elements.  Further information on Modern Greek Studies at the University of Birmingham can be found at:

The studentships will cover University tuition fees for one year only (at the rate applicable to UK and EU students) and may be applied for annually subject to a satisfactory progress report.  Subsistence costs will not be covered.

Application forms may be downloaded from College of Arts & Law Graduate School website:

You are strongly advised to send in your application to study as soon as possible applications for funding will not be considered without an application for study.

Applications for the studentships must be returned by Friday, 16th June 2017 to:

The University of Birmingham
School of History and Cultures
Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies

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