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The Institute for German Studies (IGS) belongs to a worldwide network of centres for German and European Studies linked with the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Our research is cross-disciplinary and encompasses the culture, history, politics and economics of Germany in its European context.Our mission is to be a centre for expertise on contemporary Germany, and to support postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers, bringing them together with experienced scholars and exciting international thinkers on Germany and Europe.We invite prospective postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers to contact us informally to discuss applying to the IGS.
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Posted 29 November 2018
Papers are invited for a one-day interdisciplinary symposium for postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers on migration, identity and extremism in Germany. The event will be held at the Institute for German Studies (IGS), University of Birmingham on Friday 15th March 2019.
Posted 07 November 2018
The Institute for German Studies (IGS) at the University of Birmingham is offering a fully-funded PhD studentship for two years as part of its DAAD-funded research project, Shifting Constellations: Germany and Global (Dis)Order.
Posted 05 October 2018
The Institute for German Studies (IGS) at the University of Birmingham is looking to support applications from outstanding PhD candidates for studentships funded by the AHRC and the ESRC, to begin in October 2019.