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This page provides you with funding options during your dissertation phase as well as for Postdocs.
Ad Infinitum Scholarship - for PhD Candidates in German Studies and Related Subjects*
>> Application Deadline March 31, 2019 <<
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.
- 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
- Scholarship of up to 1,000 €/month
- Period of funding: 2 years
More information is available (in German) in the guidelines for the award of the scholarships
- Send complete documents to GRADE till March 31, 2019
- Applications will be assessed by GRADE and the selection committee
- Announcement of funding till June 30, 2019
- Start of dunding: October 1, 2019
Contact for questions on the application process and funding conditions at GRADE:
Dr. Matthias Köhler
* 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.
GRADE Completion Scholarship
>> Application deadline April 30, 2019 <<
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 scholarship supports students during the final phase of their PhD. The call for applications is open to all international doctoral candidates of Goethe University. The deadline for application submission is April 30, 2019 . We are looking forward to your application!
Announcement of scholarship with detailed information.
GRADE Research Assistantship
>> No current call <<
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 call for applications is open to all international doctoral candidates of Goethe University who do not hold a full-time position.