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Research Training Group WIPCAD, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) ,
The Research Training Group on “Wicked Problems, Contested Administrations: Knowledge, Coordination, Strategy” (WIPCAD) was founded in October 2012 at the Department of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Potsdam.

About

Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and co-financed by the DAAD, the program offers outstanding interdisciplinary training and research opportunities to graduates of political and administrative sciences, sociology and public management.

WIPCAD combines an innovative research focus with excellence in policy and administrative analysis, strengthening the Department’s role as a leading German center for the training of administrative scientists.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • PhD colloquiums
  • Concepts and theories
  • Methods
  • Professional skills

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Potsdam

  • 690 - 1050 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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