FU Bright Mobility Research stays

FUBright Mobility Allowances for Research Stays

Within FUBright for International Doctoral Candidates - a project promoted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) - Dahlem Research School offers mobility allowances for research stays abroad.The FUBright Mobility Allowance aims at supporting international doctoral candidates of Freie Universität Berlin who are planning a research stay at a university or non-university research institution abroad. The results of which will contribute to the dissertation project.

Eligible are all international doctoral candidates of Freie Universität Berlin - independent of their research field - who do not receive mobility funding from elsewhere. The candidates must be enrolled at the Freie Universität Berlin as doctoral students and have a non-German citizenship.

The number of FUBright Mobility Allowances for research stays that may be awarded depends on the availability of funds.

In general, research stays will last six weeks. In exceptional cases and dependent on the budget, they may be extended for up to three months.

The allowances consist of travel and subsistence lump sums. They are calculated according to the rules of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The amount of both depends on the target country and the duration of the stay (see tables for DAAD travel lump sums and DAAD subsistence lump sums.


DRS announces the dates of mobility funding once or twice a year. To apply for a FUBright Mobility Allowance please use following application platform: