Who are we looking for?

We seek for scholars with the desire to develop advanced critical analytical and strategical thinking and to positively impact the society in which we live in.

You should apply if  

  • you want to understand the causes (political and historical) of various (undergoing) conflicts.
  • you want to discover the means to overcome a crisis and increase (or maintain) the quality of democracy
  • you want to understand the (state) power is distributed among various political settings.
  • you want to learn about the current state of discussion about democracy and democracy, new forms of authoritarianism, democratization and security.
  • you are interested in relations between the states, governments, supra- and sub-state institutions etc.
  • you want to know how propaganda works and what tools are used to disseminate information across nations.
  • you want to carry your very own research in the field of conflict and democracy studies.
  • you want to deepen your research skills (e.g. to gather, organize and understand data from both - primary and secondary - sources), develop independent and critical thinking.
  • you are interested in current (world) politics, conflicts and discussions about the quality of democracy.
  • you want to develop your soft skills (e.g. to be able to identify, analyse and advocate solutions for various situations), develop independent and critical thinking).
  • you want to be familiar with the solutions that make it possible to overcome a crisis or conflict.
  • you want to understand how to evaluate the quality of democracy and how to improve it.


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