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2019 PhD Studentships in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh

  • Funded PhD Programme (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Programme (Students Worldwide)

Profile Description

We're seeking outstanding doctoral candidates to take up more than 100 scholarship opportunities available across the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh.

We carry out world-leading research which makes a difference to policy, professional practice, business performance and the wellbeing of communities and cultures.

With over 1,000 academics and students involved in research across our 11 schools we are home to an exceptionally rich and vibrant postgraduate research community with a broad range of academic interests.

Our scholarship opportunities include:

AHRC PhD Studentships 

To include fees, stipend for full-time or part-time study and significant additional flexible funding to shape their doctoral training to meet their individual needs. Deadline for applications to the University is the 3rd December 2018.

ESRC PhD Studentships 

To include fees and stipend for full-time or part-time study and additional training opportunities. Deadline for applications to the University 3rd December 2018.

An exceptional range of discipline specific awards. 

For further information, please contact our

Postgraduate Office at

Apply now to join us in 2019

Why study with the University of Edinburgh?

One of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50, and ranked 18th in the QS World University Rankings 2019*

  • The University of Edinburgh is located in the heart of Scotland's capital - a capital consistently considered one of the most desirable places to live in the world.
  • One of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the top 50.
  • 4th in the UK for research power with 83% of our research activity classified as world leading or internationally excellent*
  • In 2017-18 we won £389M million in competitive research grants
  • 18th in the QS World University Rankings 2019**
  • 20 Nobel laureates are affiliated with the University of Edinburgh
  • We're ranked 20th in the world's most international universities - students from two-thirds of the world's countries study here***

*Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014

**QS Top Universities

*** Times Higher Education: The World's Most International Universities

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Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.

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