Applications are invited from suitably qualified and motivated individuals to take up new PhD studentship opportunities in the School of Law, Politics and Sociology at the University of Sussex. Studentships (partial fee waivers) are available from September 2014 for a period of three years.
Worth of Awards: A fee reduction of £2,500 (home) or £5,000 (overseas) per student.
The School is particularly keen to encourage applications in cross-disciplinary research areas and has initially highlighted the following priority fields of inquiry: social inclusion, health and citizenship, democracy and citizenship, global civil society, corruption and anti-corruption, migration and mobility, European integration, governance in the digital age, constitutional change, solidarity, security, and responsibilities and rights.
Research Proposals
Potential applicants who wish to discuss their research plans are to contact one of the departmental research student convenors depending on your interest:


  • New full time, Home/EU or Overseas PhD applicants starting in September 2014
  • To apply you must have submitted an official online application for a place to study for the relevant PhD course at Sussex:
  •  and also complete partial fee waiver application form

How to Apply
Deadline: The deadline for receipt of completed application forms is April 25, 2014. Short-listed applicants will be contacted by May 9, 2014.
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