Research in the Fulda Graduate Centre

The Fulda Graduate Centre with a Focus on Globalisation, European Integration and Interculturality combines scientific research on socially relevant issues with an international and interdisciplinary education. The transfer between science and practice plays a special role. 

It was established on January 1, 2017 and is the first social science Doctoral Centre at a German university.

Research topics

Our doctoral students research socially relevant issues from the closely interwoven subject areas of:

The projects can focus on the core area of a field as well as on cross-sectional topics.

The doctoral students work intensively together in the doctoral centre. Individual projects are further developed together in supervised research workshops, peer consultations and reading circles.


  • Visiting Professorship “Global Studies“

    We are happy to welcome Dr. Bekeh Ukelina from our partner university SUNY Cortland.

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  • Neue professorale Mitgliedr am FGCSS

    New professorial members at the FGCSS

    Prof. Dr. Philip Liste and Prof. Dr. Rixta Wundrak are now strengthening the professorship at Fulda Graduate Center of Social Sciences.

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  • DAAD Scholarships

    DAAD scholarships for doctoral candidates

    The UAS.International funding programme offers individual scholarships for active participation at international congresses, conferences, and fairs.

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