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Doctoral Scholarships in Germany 2018

 

The University of Greifswald is currently accepting applications for a total of five doctoral scholarships for summer semester 2018. Applications can be made for two new scholarships funded by the state graduate funding programme and three new Bogislaw scholarships funded by the corporate budget.

Every semester, the University of Greifswald awards scholarships to particularly highly-qualified junior academics preparing to do their doctorates.

The University of Greifswald is one of the oldest universities in Germany and the Baltic Sea Region. The University of Greifswald is a research university. Its research strength mainly originates in the intensive interdisciplinary collaboration of the five faculties, including University Medicine. Cutting-edge research evolves in close collaboration with regional, national and international research partners and is based on the solid foundation provided by an excellent research infrastructure.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: January 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue doctoral degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the subjects offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: State Graduate Funding from State Funds for summer Semester 2018:
  • The basic scholarship amounts to 1,100.00 Euros. If students fulfil the corresponding requirements, they may receive a family supplement of 150.00 Euros for the first child and 100.00 Euros for every other child.
  • Bogislaw Scholarship: The basic scholarship amounts to 1,200.00 euros. If students fulfil the corresponding requirements, they may receive a family supplement of 150.00 euros for the first child and 100.00 euros for every other child.
  • Nationality: International students
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to five scholarships are available. Applications can be made for two new scholarships funded by the state graduate funding programme and three new Bogislaw scholarships funded by the corporate budget.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Germany

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Entrance Requirements: Requirements for the Allocation of a Scholarship are e.g.:

  • Successfully completed university degree with well above average marks, which qualifies the student for commencing doctoral studies
  • Acceptance as a doctoral candidate at the relevant faculty and academic supervision from two professors at the University of Greifswald, or one of the tertiary education institutions belonging to the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, and enrolment as a doctoral student.
  • The planned scientific project must be expected to make an important contribution to research or contribution to the improvement of the industrial competitiveness of the State.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: The application documents for initial applications should be submitted in both written (one copy) and digital (PDF) form by the 31/01/2018 by post.

The following documents must be submitted in both written and electronic (PDF) form (one copy each):

  • Application form
  • Tabular curriculum vitae CV
  • Legally attested copy of university certificate
  • If applicable, list of marks or proof of other academic achievements
  • Description of project/concept
  • Supervisor’s assessment
  • Second assessment from a further member of University teaching staff (professor)
  • Confirmation of acceptance as a doctoral candidate
  • Proof of enrolment as a doctoral student
  • If applicable, birth certificates of children and request form for family supplement

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