Funding for PhD students

Many German funding organisations support highly talented international PhD students. As a rule, the prerequisite is an above-average first degree. Some institutions have additional expectations, such as a specific commitment to a social, sociopolitical or religious cause.

A scholarship is granted for a limited time, as a rule for two to three years, and students usually have to reapply every year. Organisations that provide scholarships for outstanding students usually also support them with seminars and opportunities to exchange views within an alumni network.

Where can I find a research grant?

The following information can help you find a suitable grant: