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PhD Scholarship on the Irish Language (Language Planning/Sociolinguistics)


The School of Welsh invites applications for a PhD scholarship on the Irish Language (Language Planning/Sociolinguistics).  This is a 3-year scholarship, funded by a grant from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, the Republic of Ireland.  The research will be in any area of Irish language planning and policy. 

The person appointed will work under the supervision of Professor Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost, School of Welsh, Cardiff University.  The successful candidate will also teach introductory modules in the Irish language during the normal teaching semesters.  Competence in the Welsh language is desirable but not essential.

All tuition fees will be paid on behalf of the successful candidate. A bursary will also be awarded as well as cover for travel expenses etc.

Start date: 1 October 2013

Closing date for applications: 2 August 2013

For more information or for an application form please contact Ceren Roberts: Ysgol y Gymraeg, Prifsysgol Caerdydd, +44(0)29 2087 4843,