University of Hamburg is offering fully funded PhD Scholarships for international students in subjects taught at the university. The scholarship will cover tuition fee support. The scholarship is open for all those student who fulfils admission requirements. You must have graduated with above-average grades and intend to pursue your doctoral project at Universität Hamburg.
Please use the forms under “Downloads” to apply; it is very important that you follow the above instructions on application procedure specifics.
You can only apply for extensions of stipends during the application period. Your application must comprise a research report and two expert reviews.
Before applying, please read the act und die bylaws (pdf, in German only). In special cases, do not hesitate to ask us!
Applicants should not apply without having taken all their exams. One working day before the awarding conference of ZANF (central commission for the promotion of young scientists-usually in January and Juni/July) all grades have to be handed in latest for being considered for the scholarships.
Applicants are responsible for the timely and complete submission of all requested documents! For formal reasons late applications will not be accepted. The date of online submission applies. Certificates and diplomas may be submitted within a one-week extended deadline – please enquire after the exact date!
Please address applications to:
Your application will be examined by the responsible departmental committees for young researchers’ funding. All committees state their assessments of the individual candidates and their projects in a priority list. The final decision lies with the University’s central committee for young researchers’ funding (Zentraler Ausschuss für die Nachwuchsförderung, ZANF).
Chances of success
Twice a year we receive 60 applications; approximately 15 candidates are accepted. About 30 extensions are granted.
Source / More information: Official Website HERE.