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DAAD contact grants for International Doctoral Candidates

The Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg in Germany aims to strengthen its international ties and to increase the number of international doctoral candidates at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. In line with this, grants financed by the Scholarship and Supervision Program for International Doctoral Candidates of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) will be awarded for stays of international doctoral candidates between 2016 and 2018 by the Graduate Academy and the International Student Office. The supported doctoral candidates must be registered doctoral students at one of the partner universities of the University of Oldenburg (e.g. via Memorandum of Understanding; Student Exchange Agreement; agreement-based research cooperations) and need to be integrated into a research group. The duration of the stay should be between one and six months. The stay should take place in 2018. 

The application deadline for research stays in 2018 is December 5th, 2017

The intended stay may, at the earliest, commence one month after the application deadline, the monthly grants for the stay amounts to 950 EUR. 
Applications should be sent as a single pdf-file to:

The grant commission is chaired by the Vice President for Early Career Researchers and International Affairs, Prof. Dr. Esther Ruigendijk.

For further details or questions contact Mr. Roman Behrens (E-mail: r.behrens(at), phone: 0441/798-4266).

The announcement can be found here:


PhD Tutors

The PhD tutors offer companionship and assistance for international PhDs during the first months in Oldenburg, concerninng e.g. Registration at the citizen’s office, residence permit, enrollment, daily life in Oldenburg (for further information and contact).