Call for Applications: PhD in Border Studies at Talinn University, Estonia

A fully funded PhD researcher in border studies, Tallinn University: application period Oct 10-24, 2022 

The post-holder is expected to engage in research on a topic related to territorial, institutional, social, cultural or virtual (digital) bordering, boundaries, territorial borderlands, or borderscapes in the wider sense. Empirical research focus on mainland Asian borderlands, various bordering practices in or by China, or digital bordering, are preferred but all qualified candidates will be considered.  

The full-time position starts in January 30, 2023, and is attached to a Horizon Twinning project “Advancing Trans-Regional Border Studies” (to be launched in November 1, 2022), with funds and extra opportunities for doctoral students’ self-development. The successful candidate will be employed as a junior research fellow, he/she will conduct PhD research and contribute to the project.  

Get more info and start the application process online here

Please contact Karin Dean ( for any informal/formal inquiry.