Call for applications is now closed.

Dear Applicant, 

In order to apply for the ‘Master Class on Advanced Dictatorship Research’ interested applicants will need to send a complete application, containing:

– an application form (through this link)
– a motivation letter*
– their CV*
– proof of enrollment*
– overview of obtained grades*
– certificate of English (or equivalent)*
– a short research outline*

*These attached documents should be sent by email to Ms. Nune Srapyan at admin@mordorproject.eu
Applications will not be considered complete if one or more attached documents are missing. 
Formal Requirements (for the attached documents)

All documents should be sent to Ms. Nune Srapyan at admin@mordorproject.eu by email.


Motivation letter
Document should be sent in English in PDF format. The motivation letter should not exceed two pages (A4), and motivate the applicant’s choice for the Master Class and how they expect to benefit from participation. 

CV (Curriculum Vitae)
Document should be sent in English in PDF format, contain 1-3 pages. Optionally: applicants may use the EuroPass format.

Proof of enrollment
Applicants need to present a document confirming proof of enrollment (for the year 2022). Students affiliated with a partner institution of the M.O.R.D.O.R. project are eligible for full funding. Other students are eligible for partial funding. This document should be sent in English in PDF format.

Overview of obtained grades (transcript of records)

  • For PhD students – a scan of their MA diploma with the list of obtained grades
  • For MA students – a scan of their BA diploma with the list of obtained grades
  • For BA students – a scan of their grades obtained so far (previous years)

Documents should be sent in English in PDF, JPEG or PNG format. 

Certificate of English (or equivalent)
We accept any certificate (TOEFL, IELTS, IESOL, etc.) confirming that the applicant is fluent in English (at least at B2 level). Students that do not posses an international certificate but can produce another form of documentation indicating their knowledge of English (e.g. passed English as part of a university curriculum) may attach such documentation. The document should be sent in English in PDF, JPEG or PNG format. 
 
Short research outline
This short research outline may range between 2 to 4 pages (A4) (not counting bibliography), dependent on its complexity. (We expect that PhD students will need more space to outline their research than a BA student.) If BA students are not doing any research yet, they should state so, and present some paragraphs which aspect of dictatorship studies they are personally most interested in pursuing. The document should be sent in English in PDF format. 
All outlines should contain the following elements:

-title
-keywords (5-7)
-abstract (100-300 words)
-description (2-4 pages)
-(selective) bibliography (no preferred format required)