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POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION: BACK TO NORMALITY!

Dr Franz B. Humer, Chairman of the Foundation Board

When we began the work of our Foundation ten years ago, in university circles there was a very great fear that the Bologna reform – which was ongoing at the time – might, sooner or later, deal a death blow to post-graduate education at universities. Naturally, academics who are seeking a purely academic career would want and need to continue writing theses in the future.
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CURRENT THESES

UNIVERSITY ZURICH − Asia and Europe
At present the Humer Foundation is supporting the following four doctoral students: |  read more »

UNIVERSITY SALZBURG − European Union Studies
At present the Humer Foundation is supporting the following six doctoral students: |  read more »

UNIVERSITY BASEL − Africa
At present the Humer Foundation is supporting the following two doctoral students: |  read more »

APPLICATIONS

The Humer-Foundation is currently concentrating its support on doctoral theses within the research focus of the Universities of Zurich (Asia and Europe), Salzburg (Europe) and Basel (Africa). We are therefore not in a position to accept other kinds of applications.

COMPLETED THESES

In 2017, the following theses made possible by our Foundation were completed:

MOTAZ ALNAOUQ− The Right to Life in the Palestinian Society: The Case of Death Penalty from Comparative Human Rights Perspective

CHRISTOPHER BARRATT − Biodiversity patterns and conservation of the coastal forests of Eastern Africa

AMIR HAMID − Mediating Desire. Yusuf al-Qaradawi and the Circulation of Norms on Gender & Sexuality in the Transnational Muslim Public

ELIZA ISABAEVA − Negotiating Illegality: Re-Production of State Structures in an Illegal Squatter Settlement in Bishkek

HENDRIK JUNGMANN− Company Taxation in Europe: Evidence from Microdata

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