International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC)

Since 2006 the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture has been offering a tailor-made programme for outstanding students in the study of culture, funded by the German federal and state governments’ Excellence Initiative. On successful admittance, the GCSC offers comprehensive support over three years, combined with top-class, internationally oriented research training programmes and research opportunities and an innovative and holistic supervision concept.

Doctoral students in the humanities, social sciences and the study of culture with excellent qualifications and a thematically relevant doctoral project.

National and international
Bilingual German/English

Eight Research Areas: Cultural Memory Studies / Cultural Narratologies / Cultural Transformation and Performativity Studies / Visual and Material Culture Studies / Media and Multiliteracy Studies/ Cultural Identities / Global Studies and Politics of Space / Cultures of Knowledge, Research and Education