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Welcome to the start page of the online application for the Environmental Humanities for a Concerned Europe (ENHANCE) Marie Curie European Innovative Training Network (ITN) positions hosted at the LMU Munich.

For further information on the program, please visit www.enhanceitn.eu. For information about the participating professors and academic activities of the Rachel Carson Center, please visit our homepage.

The deadline for applications is May 15, 2015.

When you enter the electronic application, you will be asked for the following items:

  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A statement of motivation and a plan for your doctoral research project, max. 5000 characters including spaces
  • A brief explanation of your qualifications and preparation for working on your preferred research project, either Climates of Memory or Climates of Risk, max. 5000 characters including spaces
  • Transcripts of university degrees–if these are in a language other than German or English, then a translation into English is required by the LMU Munich international office
  • A copy of your Masters thesis and (if applicable) relevant publications (PDF-files, max. 5MB)
  • The names and contact information for two references
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    Please note that accepted upload-file formats are pdf and doc. The documents must be in English or German; otherwise an official translation into English (e.g. of certificates and coursework) must be added.

    Only applications that are complete and submitted electronically by 11:59 PM Central European Time will be considered. Please note that if you have resided in Germany more than 12 months (total) in the last three years, you are not eligible to apply for this LMU-based ITN according to EU regulations and should consider applying with one of the partners. Note that their application deadlines differ and the admissions process at Leeds and KTH is entirely independent.

    Important: upload data files may not exceed 5 MB per file. Please do not use special characters in file names, or upload any encrypted files. If one upload document consists of several pages, the pages have to be merged into one document.


    Environmental Humanities for a Concerned Europe (ENHANCE) is a Marie Curie European Innovative Training Network (ITN) providing multidisciplinary doctoral training in Environmental Humanities. The four main partners are Leeds University (UK), the Environmental Humanities Lab at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany, and the Deutsches Museum, Munich.