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Here you will find current announcements of various stipend formats, you can apply for at the University of Erfurt.

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Completion Scholarships

The University of Erfurt awards Completion Scholarships for three month to doctoral candidates, who have submitted their dissertation to one of the faculties of the University of Erfurt or to the Max-Weber-Kolleg and who started a doctoral scholarship of the University of Erfurt or a doctoral scholarship according to the Thüringer Graduiertenförderungsverordnung (ThürGFV) before 10.05.2018 or who have received a third-party funded scholarship to support the doctoral project with a duration of less than four years.

The monthly scholarship amounts to 1,000 euros.

Applications can be submitted at any time. All application documents must be sent to

For further information about the documents to be submitted and the application procedure, please refer to the announcement.

Graduation Grant for International Doctoral Candidates funded by DAAD German Academic Exchange Service

With graduation grants international doctoral candidates are meant to be supported in their final phase of their dissertation. The scholarship is intended to allow doctoral candidates to fully concentrate and focus on the completion of their research project.

The graduation grant is awarded for three months within the year 2022. 

Application deadline is 15 July, 2022. For further information about the documents to be submitted and the application procedure in general, please look at the Announcement. 

For any inquiries about the application and selection process, contact the International Office.

Research Grants for Female Doctoral Candidates and Female Postdoctoral Researchers

From the budget for gender equality measures of the Equal Opportunity Office, female doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers can now apply for research grants, which can be used among others for conference travel,researcher funds, data access, additional equipment and more.

Doctoral candidates can apply for support up to 300 euros and postdoctoral candidates for support up to 500 euros.

Informal applications with a statement of expenses are accepted via When applying for travel grants for conference travel, the certificate of acceptance of one's own active conference contribution must also be attached to the application.

At "News for early-stage researcher" you will find further external calls for proposals and funding opportunities.