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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

Doctoral Program in Governance with Projects in Social and Political Psychology

19.12.2022, by Media Account

 The Hertie School in Berlin offers a funded doctoral program. Candidates with an interest in Social and/or Political Psychology are encouraged to apply. See the profile of Social Psychology Professor Ruth K. Ditlmann as a potential supervisor:
At the Hertie School PhD candidates undertake doctoral research in an international and multidisciplinary setting. To find answers to today’s social, political, legal and economic challenges, our doctoral researchers work with distinguished scholars.
Rigorous academic training, close supervision and institutional support, and the opportunity to develop professional skills prepare our PhD researchers for leading academic and research careers in academic and non-academic institutions.  
The Hertie School is part of a vibrant research hub in the heart of Berlin and closely cooperates with leading doctoral programmes in Europe through the EU-funded CIVICA project. 
We are interested in applications from candidates with an exceptionally strong Master’s degree (or equivalent) in psychology, economics, law, political science, sociology, public administration, management, or related fields. The Master's degree should be completed before entering the programme. We especially encourage women and international candidates to apply. 

For more information on the various opportunities to do your PhD at the Hertie School, deadlines and the admission process please visit our website at