Funding Options

This page provides you with funding options during your dissertation phase as well as for Postdocs.


GRADE Completion Scholarship

>>> Next Call: March/April 2020 <<<

GRADE awards two completion scholarships to international doctoral candidates of Goethe University. The scholarships are sponsored by the STIBET program of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

The GRADE Completion Scholarships aim at supporting international doctoral candidates in the final stages of their doctoral thesis.

The call for applications is open to all international doctoral candidates of Goethe University.


GRADE Research Assistantship

>> Next Call: May/June 2020 <<

GRADE awards six research assistantships to international doctoral candidates of Goethe University. The scholarships are sponsored by the STIBET program of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

The GRADE Research Assistantships are made available to international doctoral candidates in order to include them in research projects conducted by faculty staff of Goethe University.

The call for applications is open to all international doctoral candidates of Goethe University who do not hold a full-time position.


Ad Infinitum Scholarship - for PhD Candidates in German Studies and Related Subjects*

>> no current call <<

GRADE (Goethe Research Academy for Early Career Researchers) offers two scholarships for PhD candidates in German studies and related subjects*. The scholarships are funded by the Ad Infinitum Foundation and cover up to 1.000 € per month.

Requirements

  • Admission as a PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Modern Languages of Goethe University
  • Fast course of study, not older than 29 years
  • Exceptional capability for scientific work
  • No sufficient alternative financial support

Conditions

  • Scholarship of up to 1,000 €/month
  • Period of funding: 2 years

* The scholarhips are also available for PhD projects General and comparative literary studies, General linguistics, Scandinavian studies or Theatre, film and media studies that have a link to German Studies.