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PhD Studentship in Catalan Studies

Balearic Islands Doctoral Studentship in Catalan Studies

The Centre for Catalan Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, invites applications for a Doctoral Studentship in any aspect of Catalan Studies.

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A studentship will be awarded in August 2020 to the most highly qualified candidate applying for a full-time PhD programme starting in September 2020. In order to be considered for an award, applicants should have (or expect to have by the end of the 2019/20 academic year) an MA or equivalent qualification.

The award is tenable for up to three years and provides a maintenance allowance of £16,000 per year and, in addition, covers tuition fees at the home/EU fee rate of £4407.[i]

We welcome applications in the following fields (involving any Catalan-speaking area):

  • Literature
  • Translation Studies
  • Theatre
  • Popular culture and sport
  • Film Studies
  • Linguistics
  • History
  • Art and visual culture
  • Language teaching

Prospective students are strongly advised to discuss your proposed research with the Director for the Centre of Catalan Studies, Professor John London, prior to submitting a formal application (

For further information on research degrees and how to apply

Information about The Centre for Catalan Studies

Closing Date: 10 August 2020

Candidates whose applications are received after the deadline will be considered for admission, but not for funding.

[i]Applicants from outside the EU may apply for this studentship but will need to make up the difference between the ‘Home/EU’ and the ‘Overseas’ tuition fees (Overseas tuition fees will be £18,000 so the difference to pay will be in the region of £13,593 per year).



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