Doctoral scholarships from the Hector Fellow Academy

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Who can apply?

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • an innovative research project developed by the applicant that ties in with one of the subject areas of the Hector Fellows
  • very good Master’s degree in a relevant subject
  • very good command of English
  • willingness to move to the location where the Hector Fellow supervisor is based in Germany

What form does funding take?

Successful applicants are given a three-year employment contract. Their remuneration will be in line with German civil service salaries. In addition, doctoral students will be provided with annual research funding of 15,000 euros. Networking events and training opportunities will also be available.

When is the closing date for applications?

The application period runs from 1 February until 30 April 2018.

Terms and conditions of application

The terms and conditions of application can be found here: > Promotionsförderung