PhD Scholarship FEINART ESR Projects

The research project FEINART (“The Future of European Independent Art Spaces in a Period of Socially Engaged Art“) is an ambitious Innovative Training Network (ITN).

The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 860306. The University of Iceland and the Iceland University of the Arts are amongst the participating European universities and cultural institutions.
Socially engaged art aims to create social and political change through forms of interdisciplinary collaboration and exchange between artists, individuals, communities, and institutions; the emphasis being on learning-through-participation and collective research. FEINART is the first major training programme to provide support for the investigation of the prospects and conditions of these kinds of work in Europe today.
Applications are invited from highly qualified and motivated applicants to take up a new PhD scholarship opportunity, eleven position in total, dispersed between the University of Iceland, the University of Wolverhampton in England and the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshaven in Germany. The successful candidates will start in October/November 2020 (changes may occur to the mentioned timeline due to current ongoing Covid-19 outbreak).
Applications must be submitted online through the website of each host university where the ESR project is based
Please note that eligible candidates should not have spent more than 12 months in the country of the hosting Beneficiary in the three years immediately before the employment start date.For all further information on requirements, benefits, procedures and processes please refer to the project´s website: