Are you considering doing graduate-level research in Germany? Applications are now being accepted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for its 2023–2024 Short-Term Research Grants. The DAAD Short-Term Research Grants program’s main objective is to support research initiatives within the framework of doctoral programs.
Who can apply?
Young academics and scientists with a Master’s degree or Diploma, or in exceptional circumstances, a Bachelor’s degree, at the latest, when they start their grant-supported research, as well as highly qualified doctorate candidates who have already earned a PhD (postdocs).
The application process is not open to doctoral candidates who are completing their whole doctoral program at a German university
What can be funded?
A research project or course of continuing scientific education at a state or state-recognised institution of higher education or a non-university research institute in Germany, which is being carried out in coordination with an academic adviser in Germany.
Duration of the funding
- One month to a maximum of six months; the length of the grant is decided by a selection committee and depends on the project in question and the applicant’s work schedule.
- The grant is non-renewable.
DAAD Short-Term Research Grants || Value
- Depending on academic level, monthly payments of
euros 861.- for graduates,
euros 1,200.- for doctoral candidates and postdocs
- Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
- Travel allowance
- In the case of a disability or chronic illness: subsidy for additional costs which result from the disability or chronic illness and are not covered by other funding providers.
How to Apply: The application procedure occurs online through the DAAD Portal. You can access the DAAD portal by clicking “Application portal” at the end of the page. Here you will find an online application form in which you can enter your application data.
- The required language level depends on the applicant’s study plans and subject: In the arts, social sciences and in law, at least a good knowledge of German is usually expected. For the natural sciences and engineering, proof of good English language skills may also be accepted if English is spoken at the host institute. Click here to learn how to apply for Scholarships in Germany Without IELTS
- Certificates, proof of credits, certifications and translations may be scanned in non-certified form and uploaded to the DAAD portal. The DAAD reserves the right to request certified copies of the documents.
Application Deadline: 03 April, 2023
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