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DAAD short-term postdoc abroad (3-6 months) "Kurzstipendien"

The aim of the programme "Forschungsstipendien für promovierte Nachwuchswissenschaftler (Postdoc-Programm) - Kurzstipendien" is to carry out a self-chosen research project abroad and thus to achieve an important qualification step for a later career in science, business or culture (3-6 months).

Applications are open to candidates with above-average qualifications who have completed their doctorate with very good results (at least magna cum laude or very good) before starting their fellowship.
Under certain circumstances, persons with foreign citizenship can also be included in the funding measures. Eligible to apply are Germans on an equal footing pursuant to § 8 (1) no. 2ff., (2), (2a) and (3) BAföG. Please submit proof of this with your application.

Funding is available for research stays in all disciplines at a host institute abroad of one's own choice. Participation in courses, workshops or similar courses is not funded. A stay at several host institutions in one country is also possible.

Scholarship benefits

  •     Monthly basic amount for board, lodging and ancillary expenses of 1,750 Euro (basic scholarship, depending on host country)
  • Family benefits
  • further benefits listed at DAAD website

Application deadlines (fixed):

Deadline: 15 November
Selection Appointment: February
Start of fellowship: 1 April

Deadline: 15 March
Selection appointment: June
Start of fellowship:1 August

Deadline: 15 Juni
Selection appointment: October
Start of fellowship: 1 Dezember