Financing and Funding your PhD

Doctoral students in Germany usually work on a research project (paid PhD position) or receive a scholarship. Germany welcomes international graduates and many funding organisations support international PhD students. In 2012 alone, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) supported over 4,700 international doctoral students in Germany with scholarships.

Funding for PhD Students

Funding for PhD Students

Many German funding organizations support highly talented international PhD students. Organizations that provide scholarships for outstanding students usually also support them with seminars and opportunities to exchange views within an alumni network. More Funding for PhD Students

Paid PhD Positions & Part time Jobs

Paid PhD Positions & Part time Jobs

How can I finance my doctorate in Germany? Read more about employments at a university, scholarships and part-time jobs. More Paid PhD Positions & Part time Jobs

Costs

Costs

What does it cost to study for a doctorate in Germany? The good news is that doctoral studies at German universities are in principle free. More Costs