Post-docs and PhD students

The travel program of the DAAD supports the active participation of German scientists in conferences abroad and international travel to give lectures. The program is open to postdoctoral scholars and graduate students.

The DAAD awards scholarships for postgraduate, specialised and advanced studies and research visits at universities in Europe and internationally, typically for one academic year. The program is open to post-graduate students and postdocs.

The DAAD awards annual and short-term scholarships to PhD students for study and research stays abroad to obtain advanced qualifications. The short-term scholarships are for up to six months, and the annular scholarships for seven to twelve months. They are awarded for stays abroad in the context of PhD studies.

The Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard Foundation aims to improve the reconciliation of work and family life for female junior researchers in medicine and experimental natural sciences. With a monthly financial support for help at home and for additional childcare, female doctoral students are unburdened of domestic tasks.

The Sibylle Kalkhof-Rose Foundation supports doctoral students of all JGU departments through scholarships and the provision of resources for excellent research projects. The scholarships cover terms of 12 months.