The IMPRS-SPCE doctoral program: How to apply

We welcome applications to the IMPRS-SPCE program once a year from mid-December to late February. The application procedure for the IMPRS-SPCE is conducted exclusively online. Speculative applications will not be considered.

Events

The Fictions of Modern Social Theory

Gurminder Bhambra
Oct 6, 2021 17:00 - 18:30

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Jennifer Pan
Oct 27, 2021 17:00 - 18:30

Political Entrepreneurs and Populism

Catherine De Vries
Nov 24, 2021 17:00 - 18:30

Fields of Research

Aiming to combine and develop the approaches of economic sociology, comparative and international political economy, and organization studies, the School’s research investigates the complex linkages between economic and social action.

Our Students

The IMPRS-SPCE admits up to eight students a year. The ability to do scholarly work in English is a prerequisite for admission. We welcome students from Germany and abroad.

Living in Cologne

Based at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in the heart of southern Cologne (the Südstadt) and the University of Cologne, graduate students at the IMPRS-SPCE can start to explore Germany from their local Severin and Sülz neighborhoods.
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