Doctoral scholarships from the Hector Fellow Academy

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Hector Fellows teach and research at various universities and research institutions in Germany in the fields of the natural and engineering sciences, mathematics, computer science, psychology and medicine.

Who can apply?

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • an outstanding academic track record and a very good master's degree

  • a very good command of English

  • an innovative project proposal developed by the applicant within the research spectrum of a Hector Fellow

  • or an application for a vacant position advertised by a Hector Fellow

What form does funding take?

The main scholarship benefits are as follows:

  • a research associate position for a period of three years with remuneration in accordance with the TV-L 13 salary level (only in German), up to 100%, and based on the funding scale of the German Research Foundation (DFG) (only in German) for doctoral students

  • an additional research allowance of 9,500 euros per year

  • interdisciplinary network of world-class researchers

  • training activities and networking events

When is the closing date for applications?

The closing date for applications is 31 March 2019.


Terms and conditions of application

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