Scholarships in coordinated doctoral programmes

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  • název organizace
    University of Erfurt
  • termín uzávěrky
    Social sciences
    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)

The University of Erfurt is a reform university with a strong profile in the humanities, educational and social sciences. Junior researchers benefit here, on a campus nearby the Old Town of Erfurt, from innovative mentoring schemes and an excellent research infrastructure.

The University of Erfurt is awarding up to 12 scholarships to doctoral students as part of its structured doctoral programme from 1 January 2021 (at the latest 1 April 2021).

All scholarships will be awarded to candidates with excellent research projects. As a rule, doctoral candidates have to become members of a certified graduate centre or the Max Weber Centre relating to the “Erfurt Doctoral and post-Doctoral Program” (EPPP) and participate in the graduate centre’s or Max Weber Centre‘s coordinated doctoral programme.The scholarships can also be awarded for cooperative doctorates.

Scholarships are awarded for three years and can be extended for another year upon request. The advertised doctoral scholarships include a stipend of €1.400 per month with an extra family-allowance (€300 for one/the first child plus €150 for any further child).

Beyond financial support, the University of Erfurt offers its scholarship holders the following benefits:

  • a workspace (depending on capacity)
  • support and start-up formats for research and networking
  • an „Academic Career and Qualification Programme“ to promote interdisciplinary academic expertise, which involves free participation in workshops (attendance of at least 6 courses)
  • a platform for communicating your own research to the general public (e.c. Science Fair, Science Slam, ...)



The responsibility for the funding offers published on this website, including the funding description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.