International PhD students can realise a doctoral project (individually or in a structured programme) at a state or state-recognised German university or non-university research institution.
PhD students with
The doctorate must have been begun within the last 3 years.
Grant of 861 to 1,200 euros per month (depending on qualifications) plus additional allowances, such as health, accident and personal liability insurance contributions, a possible travel subsidy, a research allowance and language course.
Up to 4 years
Applications must be submitted online through the DAAD portal. You can access the application portal through the scholarship database. Some documents need to be sent separately by post. Application details vary from country to country. For country-specific information on addresses and deadlines please check the programme website.
Here you will find a list of DAAD funding programmes (please select “DAAD funding programmes only”).