Scholarships for PhD Students and Postdocs

Here you will find an overview on the most significant DAAD scholarship programmes for PhD students and Postdocs from Poland.

For more information and scholarships, please visit the Scholarship Database.

Scholarship programme Addresses Description Benefits Duration Link to Descripton
Research Grants – One-Year Grants Graduates and Doctoral students Funding of a research stay at a university or a non-university research institute in Germany
  • Monthly scholarship rate
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Travel allowance
  • One-off research allowance
7 – 10 months Official announcement
Research Grants

Option A: Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degrees

Option B: Doctorate following the “Cotutelle” procedure

Option A: Graduates/Doctoral studentsOption B: Doctoral students Funding of a research stay at a university or a non-university research institute in Germany.

Option A: The aim of this programme is to promote binational doctoral degrees at the home university and at a university in Germany.

Option B: The doctoral degrees are supervised both by a university teacher at the home university and an academic adviser at the host institute in Germany according to the so-called “Cotutelle” procedure.

  • Monthly scholarship rate
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Travel allowance
  • One-off research allowance
  • Travel and accommodation expenses for supervising university teachers from Poland and Germany
Up to 2 years Official announcement
DLR/DAAD – Research-Fellowship-Programme Doctoral students, postdocs and senior scientists from the areas of Aeronautics, Space, Transportation and Energy Funding of a research stay at one of the institutes of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) The support varies for doctoral students, postdocs and senior scientists. PhD students: up to 3 years Postdocs: 6-24 months Senior Scientists: 1‒3 months Official announcement
Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (PRIME) Postdocs, who see their long-term career perspectives in Germany Funding of a temporary job position at a German university. The support is provided for 18 months, of which the first 12 months have to be spent abroad and the remaining six months in Germany
  • Employment at a German university; the remunaration according to the appropriate rate for postdocs at the respective university
  • an additional expatriate allowance for the 12- month research stay abroad
18 months Official announcement

Information on language certificates (not aplicable to scholarships: DLR and PRIME)

As proof of German language ability DAAD recognises:

  • results of the onSET test set by either DAAD Lektors or other German language teachers. Additional information: www.onset.de
  • certificates from Goethe-Institut and Österreich Institut; TestDaF, DSD II, DSH, Telc Deutsch, ÖSD; German and Austrian high school results (Hochschulreife)
  • DAAD language certificate (DAAD-Sprachzeugnis Deutsch) certified by any university German language teacher – only at universities where there is no possibility of completing the onSET test.

As proof of English language ability DAAD recognises:

  • results of the onSET test set by either DAAD Lektors or other English language teachers. Additional information: www.onset.de
  • certificates: TOEFL, IELTS, Cambrige ESOL
  • DAAD language certificate (DAAD-Sprachzeugnis Englisch) certified by any university English language teacher – only at universities where there is no possibility of completing the onSET test.

Candidates who plan to study in English must also submit an assessment of their German language ability. Assessment of German language ability is still required of those who have no knowledge of German. Candidates from artistic disciplines are not required to submit proof of German language ability.

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