Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowships

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Are you a postdoc with an excellent track record? Would you like to spend a year living in Germany and conducting research at a Leibniz institute? Then apply for a Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowship! During your research stay you will obtain broad-ranging insights into the German research scene, pursue your research in collaboration with renowned academics from around the world and receive extensive supervision. The fellowships are awarded by the Leibniz Association and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Applications are invited from postdocs in all subjects.

Who can apply?

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • non-German citizenship
  • proof of outstanding research work to date
  • PhD or equivalent qualification
  • excellent knowledge of English

What form does funding take?

A fellowship is awarded for a period of twelve months. Fellows receive a monthly stipend of 2,000 euros and, among other things, special insurance cover and a German course.

When is the closing date for applications?

The next round of applications begins on 9 January 2017. The closing date for applications is on 9 March 2017.

Terms and conditions of application

The terms and conditions of application can be found here: 
www.leibniz-gemeinschaft.de > Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowships