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Viadrina GGS Doctoral Program in



Five PhD Scholarships and One Postdoctoral Scholarship

Starting April 2011 for a Maximum Period of Three Years

The European University Viadrina (EUV) and the German Graduate School
of Management and Law (GGS) are inviting applications for six
scholarships in their joint Doctoral Program in Dynamic Capabilities
and Relationships.

The aim of the doctoral program is to create knowledge about how
organizations achieve and sustain competitive advantage in rapidly
changing environments through the development of critical competences
in relationship with other organizations and stakeholders.

The program is located in Germany at the EUV campus in Frankfurt
(Oder) and GGS in Heilbronn. Scholarship recipients will participate
in seminars at both institutions and develop their own dissertation
and research agenda within the aim of the doctoral program.

Residencies in both locations are required over the course of the
program. The program language is English. Scholarships are based on
the guidelines of the German Research Foundation (

Minimum requirements for the positions: Masterís degree (or
equivalent; for the postdoctoral scholarship a doctoral degree) in
business studies, social or behavioral sciences, or related field.
Interested applicants should send their application with the subject
header ďDoctoral ProgramĒ to [log in to unmask] The
application must contain the following in PDF format:

1. Completed application form (available at
2. CV
3. Masterís certificate or evidence that all requirements for a
Masterís degree will be completed by April 2011
4. One-page statement explaining the candidate's interest in and
suitability for the position
5. Outline of a potential research project in the area of Dynamic
Capabilities and Relationships (max. 1000 words plus references)
6. Copy of Masterís thesis
7. One-page summary of Masterís thesis
8. Names and contact information of three referees

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Closing date: January 23, 2011.

For further information, please contact [log in to unmask]


Markus Vodosek, Ph.D.
Professor of Strategic Management and Leadership
Academic Director MBA Program
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German Graduate School
of Management & Law (GGS)
Bahnhofstr. 1
D-74072 Heilbronn

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