The primary aim of this programme is to promote the research projects within the context of the doctoral degrees and scientific programmes of young researchers.

Who can apply?

Very well-qualified doctoral candidates and postdocs who completed their doctoral degree no longer than 12 years before this call for applications.

What can be funded?

A research project at a state or state-recognised institution of higher education or a non-university research institute in Germany, which is being carried out in conjunction with an academic adviser in Germany or in Germany and Georgia.
4-6-month research visits
Short-term 3-month research scholarships for doctoral students
Short-term 6-month research scholarships for binationally supervised doctoral students

Duration of the funding

  • Young researchers 4-6 months
  • Doctoral candidates 3 months or 6 months (for binational doctoral degrees)
  • The grant is non-renewable

Value

Young researchers:
  • Monthly scholarship payment of 2,000.- euros
  • Contributions towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Contribution towards travel expenses
Doctoral candidates:
  • Monthly scholarship payment of 1,000.- euros
  • Contributions towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Contribution towards travel expenses

Selection

An independent selection committee consisting of specialist scientists reviews applications.
The most important selection criteria are:
  • a convincing and well-planned research or doctoral project
  • academic achievements
  • adequate language skills
Additional documents that prove academic suitability or provide information about extracurricular activities will also be considered in the assessment.

Further information

This scholarship programme includes a conference for the scholarship holders. The short-term research scholarships for binationally supervised doctoral candidates also cover travel expenses for the Georgian and German supervisors.

W celu złożenia aplikacji proszę wybrać status i kraj docelowy.

Brak statusu i/lub kraju decelowego na liście wyboru?Jeśli Państwa status i/lub kraj docelowy nie jest wymieniony na liście wyboru, nie mogą się Państwo ubiegać o stypendium w ramach tego programu. W celu wyświetlenia tylko tych stypendiów, o które mogą się Państwo ubiegać, proszę wybrać na stronie z listą wyników swój status i kraj docelowy (lewa kolumna).