Balearic Islands Doctoral Studentship in Catalan Studies: applications open

Centre for Catalan Studies 

School of Languages, Linguistics and Film 

Queen Mary University of London 

Balearic Islands Doctoral Studentship in Catalan Studies 

The Centre for Catalan Studies at Queen Mary University of London, invites applications for a three-year Doctoral Studentship in any aspect of Catalan Studies. A studentship will be awarded in August 2023 to the most highly qualified candidate applying for a full-time PhD programme starting in September 2023. In order to be considered for an award, applicants should have (or expect to have by the end of the 2022/23 academic year) an MA or equivalent qualification. 

The award is tenable for up to three years (2023-26) and provides a maintenance allowance in pounds sterling amounting to the equivalent of 20,000 euros per year and, in addition, covers tuition fees at the home fee rate of £5000.[1] 

We welcome applications in the following fields  

(involving any Catalan-speaking area): 

  • Literature 
  • Translation Studies 
  • Theatre 
  • Popular culture and sport 
  • Film Studies 
  • Linguistics 
  • History 
  • Art and visual culture 
  • Language teaching 



    Prospective students are strongly advised to discuss your proposed research with the Director for the Centre of Catalan Studies, Professor John London, prior to submitting a formal application ( For further information on research degrees, funding opportunities, how to apply (via the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, School of Languages, Linguistics and Film) and an application checklist, please visit our website for prospective students:





    Closing Date: 1 August 2023 

    Candidates whose applications are received after the deadline will be considered for admission, but not for funding. 


[1]Applicants from outside the UK may apply for this studentship but will need to make up the difference between the ‘Home’ and the ‘Overseas’ tuition fees (Overseas tuition fees will be £ £20,950 so the difference to pay will be in the region of £15,950 per year). 

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