Vacancy: 2 PhD positions, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

In 2017, the WZB Berlin Social Science Center is establishing a new interdisciplinary research group, “Global Citizenship Law: International Migration and Constitutional Identity”, which will be led by Professor Liav Orgad, connected to the Research Area Migration and Diversity (headed by Professor Ruud Koopmans) and in collaboration with the WZB Center for Global Constitutionalism (headed by Professor Mattias Kumm).

The project, funded by a European Research Council Starting Grant, is jointly hosted by the WZB and the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, providing the PhD candidate with a unique opportunity to benefit from Europe’s two leading research institutes in the fields of constitutional identity, global governance, and citizenship theory.

The WZB is offering two positions of a “Researcher (Ph.D. Candidate)” to join the research group. The doctoral degree will be awarded in cooperation with one of the Berlin Universities (typically, Free University of Berlin or Humboldt University of Berlin); the call is also open to PhD students at other universities in Germany or abroad who are willing to relocate to Berlin for the duration of the contract.

PhD Candidate in the field of “Constitutional Identity and Global Migration


PhD Candidate in the field of “Citizenship and Governance in the European Union


For more details about the Global Citizenship Law project, see:

Application deadline is March 1, 2017.