Hertie School's doctoral programme
The Doctoral Programme in Governance is an international three-year doctoral training programme. It is aimed at outstanding master's students from the social sciences and related disciplines. Today, several dozen PhD researchers study the conditions, structures and dynamics of governance in the Hertie School's doctoral programme. Every year, the Hertie School awards eight PhD scholarships to incoming PhD researchers.
Joint doctoral programmes
The research training group "The Dynamics of Demography, Democratic Processes and Public Policy" (DYNAMICS) offers doctoral researchers a unique and internationally competitive three-year PhD programme in cutting-edge quantitative methods and advanced theories of demography, democracy and public policy. It is a joint endeavour of the Department of Social Sciences at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the Hertie School and is funded by the German Research Foundation.
The Berlin Graduate School for Global and Transregional Studies (BGTS) is the doctoral programme of the cluster of excellence “Contestations of the Liberal Script” (SCRIPTS). PhD researchers study the manifold contestations and transformations in the economy, politics and society of contemporary liberal societies. The programme gives PhD researchers the opportunity to study and conduct research within a network of excellent research institutions in Berlin.
The Berlin School of Economics (BSE) unites Berlin's career development programmes for economists at the PhD and Postdoc levels in a single and unique structure. It offers PhD tracks in economics, accounting, finance and management. The doctoral programme provides outstanding doctoral researchers with a vibrant, intensively networked research community and a training structure that will develop their talents in a unique combination of high-level academic and applied research.