Apply for PhD studentships in politics and international relations

Politics and International Relations 1 April 2016

Centre for the Study of Democracy

The Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster has announced studentships for prospective PhD students starting in September 2016.

We are looking for high-quality prospective doctoral students who will contribute to at least one of the core areas of research within the Centre for the Study of Democracy:

  • Contemporary democratic theory and governance
  • Critical international theory
  • Identity and community
  • Post-colonial politics, development and emerging powers
  • Resilience and sustainability
  • Security, violence and international relations

The closing date is 15 April 2016.

Find out more about the studentships.


About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 175-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.


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