GeTMA Scholarships for International Students in Germany, the German Turkish Masters Program in Social Sciences – provides a certain number of scholarships for non-German students and tuition fee reductions to qualified students of the program.
GeTMA Scholarships for International Students in Germany
The literary scholar Ethel Matala de Mazza was awarded the Caroline von Humboldt Professorship in November. The professorship is associated with project funding of 80,000 euros. The Caroline von Humboldt Prize, endowed with 15,000 euros, goes this year to the legal anthropologist Johanna Mugler.
The public award ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 6 p.m. in the Senate Hall of the HU, and will be chaired by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. Sabine Kunst opens, the keynote speech is given by Dr. Edelgard Bulmahn, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the HU. The celebratory event will take place in hybrid form, registration via email is requested to participate in attendance ; further information on the program and the live stream can be found online .
Ethel Matala de Mazza is Professor of Modern German Literature at the Institute for German Literature at the HU and is recognized by the jury as one of the most nationally and internationally renowned German literary scholars. Her outstanding and interdisciplinary research on the history and theory of political bodies and on forms of the political imaginary span from the French Revolution and Romanticism to the present; she has also opened up and consolidated the history, theory and praxeology of “small forms” as a new transdisciplinary field of research. In addition to their impressive research work, the jury praised their commitment to working with students and their commitment to the subject area at the HU Berlin and their committee activities.
Johanna Mugler convinced the selection committee as an excellent young scientist with her fascinating interdisciplinary research, which deals in an innovative way with questions of legal pluralism, the overlap of regulatory systems and competition and the negotiation of the legitimacy of norms. Johanna Mugler has been teaching and researching at the Institute for Social Anthropology at the University of Bern since September 2012. Supported by the award, Johanna Mugler will be “Scientist in Residence” at the Law Faculty of the Humboldt University in Berlin in the coming year.
The aim of the Caroline von Humboldt Professorship is to make outstanding female professors at Humboldt University even more visible and to support their work. The Caroline von Humboldt Professorship is awarded to excellent female professors from all HU disciplines who are distinguished by their international reputation, the relevance of their research results beyond their own subject area and their outstanding publication activities. Previous winners were Susanne Baer, Claudia Draxl, Gabriele Metzler, Edda Klipp, Iris Därmann and Janina Kneipp.
The Caroline von Humboldt Prize is awarded annually to an excellent postdoc from Germany or abroad. First advertised in 2010, it is one of the most highly endowed prizes of its kind in Germany. The prize money is intended to enable the award winner to carry out a research project as part of a research stay at Humboldt University.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Berlin, Germany) and Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey).
Field(s) of study:
GeT MA – the German Turkish Masters Program in Social Sciences – is an interdisciplinary two-year program and offers academic teaching in a large variety of topics in the field of social sciences such as modernization and democratization, Europeanization and migration. Students deepen their empirical knowledge of political processes using Germany, Turkey and other regions of Europe as examples.
Number of Scholarships:
International Students from any country
Tuition fee reductions
Eligibility for the GeTMA Scholarship:
• You must be an international student with a B.A. degree or an equivalent degree in a relevant area of study (such as Social Science, Political Science, Sociology, European Studies, History, Public Administration, Public Policy, Law or Economics)
• Important: To be eligible for the scholarship, you must meet the eligibility requirements of the GeT MA program at this link.
Applications are accepted at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin until 31 May 2014. Learn about the admission process at this link. It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: www.sowi.hu-berlin.de/getma