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BIGSSS launches new PhD Program

August 15, 2016

Beginning in February 2017, the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), offers a new and innovative PhD program in the Social Sciences. „BIGSSS-departs“ is a full-time international program; fellows commit themselves to a 42-month structured curriculum, including a six-month stay abroad at one of the networks’ renowned partner institutions worldwide.

Doctoral researchers are recruited globally and will pursue a dissertation project in one of BIGSSS’ three thematic fields political science, sociology and psychology. The program is co-funded by a 1,8 Million € EU-grant. BIGSSS integrates excellent areas of graduate education and research at the University of Bremen and Jacobs University. Fore more information visit