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PhD Student in Federalism Studies, University of Innsbruck

The University of Innsbruck in cooperation with Eurac Research invites applications for a PhD position in Political Science, for a period of 3 years (https://orawww.uibk.ac.at/public/karriereportal.details?asg_id_in=10602). The doctoral student will be enrolled at the University of Innsbruck and will be based both at Eurac Research (Bozen/Bolzano – Italy) and at the University of Innsbruck and participates in the doctoral programme there.



  • Pursuing a PhD in the field of "Federalism Studies"
  • Collaboration at the "Research Center on Federalism – Politics and Law", University of Innsbruck and the Institute for Comparative Federalism, Eurac Research
  • Training and research on federalism studies
  • Participation in conferences, congresses, inhouse and external trainings
  • Assistance in the teaching and research activities at the Institute for Comparative Federalism and the Research Center on Federalism – Politics and Law



  • Diploma or master degree in Political Science or related field of study with a focus on federalism studies
  • Very good knowledge in the field of social science methodology
  • Very good English skills
  • Ability to work in a team


We offer:


How to apply:

The full announcement, deadlines and rules for application are published on the following website:


Interested candidates should submit their application including their PhD proposal (max. 5 pages) by 01.06.2019 online at the following link: (https://orawww.uibk.ac.at/public/karriereportal.details?asg_id_in=10602)


Eurac Research
Institute for Comparative Federalism

Viale Druso 1 – 39100 Bolzano
Email: federalism@eurac.edu - www.eurac.edu
Tel: +39 0471 055 200 / Fax: + 39 0471 055 299

For further information please contact Carolin Zwilling: Tel: +39 0471 055 227

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