The scholarships enable particularly gifted students, doctoral candidates and junior researchers of German language and literature studies to come to the Institute of German Philology at the Würzburg university for the purpose of education and (further) training. Candidates from specific countries in Central and East Europe are eligible to apply. The funding includes short stays, study periods of one year, one-to-two-year post-graduate programmes, doctoral and post-doctoral research projects. The monthly grant amounts vary depending on the sponsorship purpose. The non-material support entails close mentoring during the courses and/or research projects as well as social events as part of the Institute of German Philology's programme for guest students.
highly qualified students of the German language and literature from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia
degree course or doctorate
Number of Scholarships
on average about 30 scholarships per year
depending on the scholarship programme
The amount of the grant depends on the purpose. It ranges from EUR 800 for a short stay to EUR 2,000 for a post-doctoral research project.
all application forms and further information on the application procedure here
Applications must be made available at the examination and coordination office at the latest by 1 December of the year preceding the stay.