Programme Description

The higher-education institutions of the Land of Hesse award doctoral scholarships to particularly qualified junior scholars and researchers who wish to conduct doctoral research at a Hessian university. Applications must be submitted directly to the selected higher-education institutions, which will also provide detailed information on the application procedure.

Target Group

particularly qualified young academics with a doctoral project at a university in Hesse

Academic Requirements

admission to a doctoral programme at a higher-education institution in Hesse

Number of Scholarships

depending on the number of qualified applicants


see formal requirements

Scholarship Value

see formal requirements

Application Papers

The single institutions of higher education establish the formal requirements for application. Please submit your application to the institution at which you plan to obtain your doctorate. The higher-education institution of your choice will provide you with all relevant information. A comprehensive list of higher-education institutions in Hesse can be found here

Application Deadline

see formal requirements

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