Two PhD Scholarships in Media and Communication Studies, Lund University

Lund University is seeking to hire two doctoral students for a full time PhD scholarship in the area of media and communication studies. The scholarships cover fees and living expenses for four years and are available for home, EU and international students undertaking research in the areas of media and communication and linked to the research strategy of the department.

Media and Communication research at Lund University focuses on the study of media, society and culture. Our research addresses media and communication structures and processes in modern life. Our aim is to broaden understanding of knowledge, power and social relations in national and transnational media environments. Strategic research areas include: media engagement, democracy and cultural citizenship; media industries and creativity; gender, health and society; audiences, popular culture and everyday life. Researchers in our department specialize in political and cultural engagement, critical animal studies, media and migration, digital media and everyday life, media scandals, celebrities and cultural industries, mobile socialities, media audiences, urban creative collectives, and visual cultures.

We offer teaching and learning at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels in Swedish and English. Our department has a dynamic research environment with state and privately funded research projects, international publications and collaboration, and regular research seminars and conferences with world class scholars from around the world.

Please see the link below for the application process, criteria for applicants, and deadline of 31 st January. For further information email Annette Hill,