Please note: A renewal of the announcement for a scholarship will probably be available in January 2019

The Leibniz – DAAD Research Fellowship programme is jointly carried out by the Leibniz Association (Leibniz-Gemeinschaft e.V.) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

What can be funded?

Leibniz-DAAD fellowships offer highly-qualified, international postdoctoral researchers, who have recently completed their doctoral studies, the opportunity to conduct research at one Leibniz institute of their choice in Germany. Leibniz-DAAD research fellows can undertake their research at the Leibniz institutes listed in the following links:
Please note:
  1. Only Leibniz Institutes listed under the above links can accept fellows this year.
  2. Projects that do not relate to the activities of the selected institute cannot be considered.
The complete Call for Applications can be found at www.daad.de/leibniz

Duration of the funding

Fellowships can be awarded for 12 months.
The fellowship period must commence between September 1, 2018 and January 1, 2019.

Value

Fellowships include:
  • a monthly instalment of €2,000,
  • a combined health, accident and personal liability insurance as well as long-term care insurance in Germany,
  • a research allowance of €460 per annum and
  • a two-months German language course in Germany (if desired).
Family-related allowances or support for travel costs are not provided.

Selection

15 fellowships are awarded each year. The selection process will be completed in June 2018. We will communicate results to all applicants via the DAAD portal.

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