The aim of this programme is to support doctoral projects in a state or state-recognised institution of higher education, or a non-university research institute in Germany.
Excellently-qualified young academics and scientists who have completed a Master’s degree
or Diploma, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research.
• Monthly payments for doctoral candidates during the stay in Germany: €1200
• Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
• Travel allowance
• One-off research allowance
• Other additional benefits
A maximum of four years; the length of the grant is decided by a selection committee and depends on the project in question and the applicant’s work schedule.
The applications open once a year.