The Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, The Institute for International Law, MoSa and Leuven India Focus are looking for two dynamic and motivated full-time doctoral researchers, one in International Law and one in Contemporary History, to pursue a PhD on EU-India relations in the context of a new ambitious European Union Horizon 2020 research project on ‘Explaining Global India’.

Vacancy Doctoral Researcher Public International Law, please click here

Vacancy Doctoral Researcher Contemporary History of India and EU-India Relations, please click here

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Deadline for Application is 7 May 2017 (5pm CET).

The GLOBAL INDIA ETN will deliver a world-class multi-sectoral doctoral training programme focused on India’s emergence as a global and regional power, and its relationship with the EU. The European Training Network is a multidisciplinary, multi-sectoral network bringing together six leading European universities, with six leading Indian universities, and six non-university partners. The network will train 15 Early Career Researchers, focusing on both academic excellence and professional, transferable, skills. All researchers will spend a semester in an Indian University and have a work placement in one of the non-university partners. In the four years of the programme there will be 10 network events in both Europe and India. The research topics are grouped around four themes: (1) Indian democracy and social inequality, (2) External economic relations and trade, (3) External relations – foreign and security policy and (4) India and global environmental politics.  The academic partners involved in the project are: Barcelona Institute of International Studies Barcelona (IBEI), Dublin City University Dublin, King’s College London, University of Leuven, University of Heidelberg, University of Warsaw, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi, Calcutta University, Jamia Millia, Islamia University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Mumbai University and Jadavpur University.