Grants for PhD candidates and postdoctoral fellows

The Grade Center “Language” can support the research of PhD candidates as well as postdoctoral fellows with funds of up to € 600 per person.

What can be funded?

  • travel expenses to support active participation (talk or poster) at an academic conference
  • organisation of workshops and conferences
  • funding of research assistants in support of individual research (e.g. data collection for experimental studies, statistical support)
  • expenses for publications (english corrections, open access fees, but not for commercial publishers)

Who can apply?

  • PhD candidates and postdoctoral fellows at Goethe University
  • applications must have a clear relationship to the topic of the GRADE Center Language

Required documents

  • description of your project and justification of expenses (please state the relation to the topic of the GRADE Center Language)
  • overview of expected costs
  • CV (please include a list of publications and conference presentations)
  • proof of membership in the Goethe University community

Applications can be submitted at any time. Please submit your application to the center coordinator Dr. Derya Nuhbalaoglu via e-mail: