Funding for doctoral students (PhD)

There is a range of research funding organisations in Germany who support individual and institutional research projects financially. The following list names the most important institutions:

Besides these organisations there is a range of smaller organisations who usually support individuals as well as research projects according to topics and/or geographical background. An overview of these funding institutions can be found at the Federal Association of German Foundations' (Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen) and on the Grant Association’s (Stifterverband) web pages.



Bärbel Rieckmann

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