PhD Scholarship (DAAD) for International Student at LMU Munich, Germany

Interested in Buddhist studies? The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München is accepting applications for its Ph.D. programme in Buddhist studies. Apply until 1 December 2018.



Scholarships Number and Award:

The selected candidate will get the scholarship supported by from DAAD


Education Level & Subject:

Ph.D. Program in Buddhist studies. Read more about course’s information here 



The assessment of suitability is carried out on the basis of the documents
submitted as per paragraph 2 by a selection committee, which is comprised of three of
the professors.

The prerequisites for admission to the doctoral program are proof of
completion of a Master of Arts or Magister Artium degree in a relevant field, knowledge
of at least one Buddhist source language and outstanding qualification in the
subject. Applicants will be informed about the result of the assessment of suitability in


Required Documents:

-a CV with a detailed description of the academic career;

-proof of qualification for university entrance;

-certified copies of all school and university diplomas;

-a digital copy of the master’s thesis;

-the names and addresses of two professors who are able to provide
information about the qualifications and the academic potential of the

-a list of publications, if applicable;

-an outline of the planned dissertation project (no more than 5 A4 pages or
2600 words);

-proof of knowledge of one or more Buddhist source languages.

-Instead of the documents listed above, it is recommended that applicants fill out and
submit the “Online Application Tool of the LMU Doctoral Program in Buddhist
Studies”. The tool site is linked from the doctoral program’s website and can also be
accessed directly via


How to Apply:

Applicants are required to fill in and submit all documents in the Online Application Tool of the LMU Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies.



October 31, 2018


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