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Thursday, November 27, 2008

PhD scholarship in humanities

13 PhD Fellowships at the Faculty of Humanities in University of Copenhagen

* Scandinavian studies in literature, language or media, or ideally across the boundaries of these areas

(Subject area 1: Nordic Philology, General and Applied Linguistics)
* IT and communication (Subject area 2: Education, Philosophy and Rhetoric, Film and Media Studies)
* Themes within European culture and history in a global context (Subject area 3: History, Archaeology and Ethnology, Greek and Latin)
* Cultural memory and migration: The construction of nation, religion and history as rendered through exhibition, writing, canon, schoolbooks or other media (Subject area 4: Middle Eastern Studies, Asian Studies, Eskimology, History of Religion, native American Languages and Cultures, Eastern European Studies, Minority Studies, Comparative Cultural Studies)
* Globalization and transnational studies (Subject area 5: English, German and Romance Languages and Literature)
* Forms of cultural attention (Subject area 6: History, Theatre Research, Dance, Comparative Literature, Musicology)
* Medieval and/or early-modern Scandinavian textual studies (Subject area 7: Old Norse, Dialect Research, name Research)
* Language technology, preferably within the strategic fields: language resources and tools (research infrastructure), cognitive science, knowledge systems and tools for multilinguality (Subject area 8: Language Technology)

Application procdure

Applicants need to hold a two-year Master’s degree (120 ECTS) or the equivalent, or expect to receive such by 31 August, 2009. Applicants shall have submitted their thesis at the time of application, to the extent the thesis forms part of their Master’s programme.

Applicants with a non-Danish Master’s degree will have their degree assessed by CIRIUS to establish, if their Master’s degree of the applicant is equivalent to a Danish Master’s degree. More information about CIRIUS is available at:
Employment as a PhD fellow occurs pursuant to the applicable rules of the Faculty of Humanities, as well as between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). Under this agreement, the PhD fellow is obliged – without further remuneration – to carry out allotted work to an extent corresponding to a total of 840 working hours in the case of a three-year contract. Enrolment as a PhD student at the Faculty of Humanities’ Graduate School is a precondition for employment as a PhD fellow. A description of the PhD study programme is available at: Til toppen

Applications must be submitted on the appropriate form, which also stipulates the required enclosures to attach. Do not submit any written work. Application form and application guidelines are available at:

A certified copy of the applicant’s Master’s Degree diploma needs to be submitted as an enclosure to the application. Certification shall be by a public authority such as the institution having issued the diploma or a public bureau specialising in diploma certification. The applicant may be asked to submit the originally certified copy of the Master’s Degree diploma after the application deadline.

The application including all enclosures is to be submitted as a single pdf-file to Please write “PhD Fellowship 20090209” in the subject area of the email.

Application deadline is 9 February, 2009 at 12 noon Central European time. No supplementary documents will be considered after this deadline.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Faculty of Humanities invites applications from all interested candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnic origin or religion.

For any further questions contact the PhD Centre, tel. +45 35 32 92 23, e-mail:, Room 10.1.22, Njalsgade 80, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark.

The way to AMINEF in Gedung Balai Pustaka

American Indonesian Exchange Foundation
Balai Pustaka Building, 6th. Floor
Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 4
Jakarta 10720, Indonesia

1. The buses which goes to Senen Bus Station all of them pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. Especially which route is through Pasar Baru .

2. Bus Transjakarta, from Blok M you have to change the bus 2-3 times.
Way 1 : from Blok M change the bus in Dukuh Atas bus stop to the bus towards Pulogadung, then take a bus in Pramuka bus stop towards Ancol, this bus pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. The closest bus stop (Budi Utomo) is about 800 meters from Gedung Balai .
Way 2 : From Blok M take the bus in the Harmoni Bus Stop, the bus towards Pulogadung, get down in Senen Bus Stop and walk about 800 meters, or from this bus stop take the bus towards Ancol and get down as mentioned in way 1. About the distance, this two bus stops is about the same. (It is better if you take ojek or bajaj from this bus stop to Gedung Balai Pustaka)

3. If you take taxi with old tariff (TL=Tarif Lama) from blok M with no traffic jam is about Rp. 30.000,00.

4. From Blok M use bus Patas AC 76. Gedung Balai Pustaka is in the right side, after you pass through Depag, and say to conductor "Balai Pustaka"

5. Use a busway from Blok M towards Kota, get down in Sawah Besar bus stop. From here take a Mikrolet M12 towards Senen. After cross road Wahidin and before senen get down and cross the street.

Living Cost in Germany

Living Cost in Germany is vary from city to city, but this is th case if you stay in Aachen, Germany
Student accommodation or private sharing : 180 - 230 euros per month
Food : 10 - 12 euros per day (if eating outside)
Transport for students : free within Aachen and until Koln and Dusseldorf in regional trains)

Living Cost In Austria

Living Cost in Austria is depending on the city, for example the Capital of Austria, Vienna:
- Dormitory is about 250-400 euro per month.
- Living Cost 200-400 euro per month.
- Transportation 128 euro per 4 months (student and age < 26), or 49 euro per month (ordinary)

For visa, it has to be a letter from the University/Scholl in Austria. It takes about 2-3 months.

Where to do GMAT Test

GMAT Tests are held in Jakarta, Indonesia :
1. EEC Slipi +62-21 5320044 or +62-215323176
2. Kaplan GMAT Preparation +62-81388908450, +62-21 5211588, +62-215211701 (Information abaout this test can be asked in that number)
3. Or this number +62-213159225

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