Joint PhD Opportunity in Sports Ethics and Integrity – Fully Funded
Application Deadline: September 10, 2023
- Fully Funded PhD Program in Sports Ethics and Integrity.
- The total includes tuition waivers and a stipend of €55,855.
- A joint collaboration between Swansea University and Johannes Gutenberg-Universität (JGU) Mainz.
- Part of the Doctorate Network (DAiSI) funded by EU, UKRI and Swiss Government.
- It focuses on understanding and addressing the challenges of sports integrity globally.
- Research key stakeholders in football to ensure the integrity of the game.
- Develop a model for the distribution of responsibilities and support among stakeholders.
- It focuses on education, prevention and awareness strategies to combat match-fixing and corruption.
- It aims to identify tools to sensitize different football groups at risk of manipulation.
- Develops guidelines for the responsibilities of interested parties in the discovery, reporting and management of relevant information.
- A collaborative effort between swansea university scholarships and JGU Men’s.
- Part of the Doctoral Training Network in Sports Ethics and Integrity (DAiSI).
- Establishes a network of research institutes and NGOs in the field.
- It equips doctoral candidates with the skills to tackle the complex ethical and legal challenges in sport.
- It trains experts and officials to protect the integrity of sports worldwide.
- Addresses current and future threats to the integrity of sport within governing bodies.
- It provides theoretical and methodological skills to manage ethical issues in sport.
Submit your application online before the last date of 10 September 2023.
Visit the scholarship website for detailed application instructions.
This joint PhD program offered by Swansea University and Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz offers an exciting opportunity in the field of sports ethics and integrity. As a successful candidate, you will examine the complex world of sports integrity, collaborating with experts and organizations to develop strategies against corruption and match-fixing in football. With full funding and a supportive interdisciplinary network, you’ll gain the skills to become a leader in maintaining the integrity of sport on a global scale. Apply by September 10 to be a part of this transformational journey.
1. Eligibility Requirements:
- Generally, a bachelor’s and master’s degree in a relevant field of study is required. Applicants with only a bachelor’s degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent) may be considered if they demonstrate additional relevant experience.
- Candidates should not have a PhD at the start of the program.
- Candidates must not have resided or carried out principal activities in the UK for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to the commencement of the programme.
- The duration of the program is maximum 36 months.
- A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 is mandatory in all language components.
- Applicants of any nationality are eligible, provided they meet the residency criteria in the country.
- Non-UK degree holders should consult Swansea University’s degree comparison to determine their eligibility.
- The scholarship covers the entire tuition fee.
- An annual stipend of up to €55,855 (Sterling equivalent).
- Family and mobility allowances are available if required.
- Additional research expenses will also be covered.
If you are interested in multiple DAiSI PhDs, please list options 1-3 in rank order in your motivation letter using the relevant DC numbers.
Year of Commencement:
Select “2024” as the start year.
Select “No” for the question “Are you self-financing your studies?”
Enter “RS413 – Competition Handling” as the name of the person or organization funding the study.
Include all information specified during the application process correctly. Applications without these details will not be considered for the scholarship.