Announcements

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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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Predoc Scholarships

Predoc Scholarships of the Faculty of Philosophy

The Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Erfurt will be awarding up to four short-term scholarships from March/April 2022 to help particularly qualified graduates of the Faculty's Master's degree programmes make the transition to an academic career and to develop a doctoral project.

The funding amounts to 1,000 euros per month (plus family allowance, if applicable) for a period of three months. Application deadline is Sunday, January 9, 2022, 23:59. Detailed information on funding requirements, award criteria and application documents to be submitted as well as a contact person for queries can be found in the call for applications(German only).

For specific queries, please contact the Dean's Office of the Faculty of Philosophy.

Predoc Scholarships of the Faculty of Economics, Law and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Economics, Law and Social Sciences at the University of Erfurt will award up to three short-term scholarships by 1 April 2022 at the latest, which are intended to facilitate the transition to an academic career for particularly qualified graduates of the Master's degree programmes "Political Science (Law, Economics and Social Sciences)" and "Public Policy" at the Faculty or elsewhere.

The scholarships have a duration of three to six months, depending on the applicant situation. The monthly funding amount is currently 1,000 euros (plus family allowance, if applicable). 

Application deadline is 31 December 2021. Detailed information on eligibility requirements, award criteria and application documents to be submitted as well as a contact person for queries can be found in summary form in the call for applications.

For specific queries, please contact the Dean's Office of the Faculty of Economics, Law and Social Sciences.

Predoc Scholarship of the Max Weber Kolleg for women

As part of the preparation for doing a doctorate, the Max-Weber-Kolleg offers financial support for the duration up to six months in the form of a predoc scholarship, which is awarded according to the scholarship statutes of the University of Erfurt. The predoc scholarship usually starts at the beginning of the respective semester either on 01 April (summer semester) or 01 October (winter semester). 

Since the Max-Weber-Kolleg especially aims to encourage and promote women in their scientific career, this call for applications is exclusively addressed to women. 

The monthly funding amount is currently 1,000 euros (plus family allowance, if applicable). 

The application deadline is Saturday, 30 April 2022. Detailed information on funding requirements, award criteria, and application documents to be submitted, as well as a contact person for questions, can be found in the announcement(in German only).

If you have any further questions, please contact Dr. Elisabeth Begemann at the Max-Weber-Kolleg (elisabeth.begemann@uni-erfurt.de).

Predoc Scholarships of the Max Weber Kolleg

As part of the preparation for doing a doctorate, the Max-Weber-Kolleg offers financial fundings up to six months in the form of a scholarship, which is awarded according to the scholarship statutes of the University of Erfurt. The predoc scholarship usually starts at the beginning of the respective semester either on 01 April (summer semester) or 01 October (winter semester). 

The monthly funding amount is currently 1,000 euros (plus family allowance, if applicable). 

The application deadline is Saturday, 30 April 2022. Detailed information on funding requirements, award criteria, and application documents to be submitted, as well as a contact person for questions, can be found in the announcement(in German only).

If you have any further questions, please contact Dr. Elisabeth Begemann at the Max-Weber-Kolleg (elisabeth.begemann@uni-erfurt.de).

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 nachwuchsfoerderung@uni-erfurt.de.

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

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