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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Doctoral Scholarships within the Structured Doctoral Programme of the University of Erfurt

Application and Selection Process

The University of Erfurt awards up to 12 scholarships to doctoral students as part of its structured doctoral programme from 1 January 2022.

All scholarships will be awarded to candidates with excellent research projects. As a rule, doctoral candidates have to become members of a certified graduate centre or the Max-Weber-Kolleg relating to the “Erfurt Doctoral and Postdoctoral Programme” and participate in the graduate centre’s or Max-Weber-Kolleg’s coordinated doctoral programme. For more information on these certified graduate centres and the Max-Weber-Kolleg, click here!

Scholarships are awarded for three years and can be extended for another year upon request. They include a monthly stipend of €1.400.

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

Application deadline is on 30 September 2021, 11:59 pm CET. Start of funding is 1 January 2022 (at the latest 1 April 2022).
Please send your application documents to nachwuchsfoerderung@uni-erfurt.de

To check the completeness of your application documents, you can use this checklist, which is not to be enclosed with the application documents.
Here you will also find frequently asked questions about the application process.

Doctoral Scholarships at the Theological Research Centre

The Theological Research Centre of the University of Erfurt invites applications for up to two doctoral scholarships for the winter semester 2021/22 for the European Graduate School for Research "Theology in religious, cultural and political Processes of Transformation" organised with researchers from the Universities of Leuven and Salzburg.

The doctorates can be written in all theological disciplines. The scholarships are awarded for two years and can be extended for a third year (2+1) if necessary. The call for applications is particularly aimed at younger students (under 30 years of age) of all Christian denominations and at students from abroad. The scholarship is to begin no later than 1 January 2022.

The application deadline ends on 15 September 2021. For further information pleas refer to the annoucement.

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.

Initialisation Scholarships according to the “Thuringian Program for Funding of Young Female Academics and Artists"

The University of Erfurt is awarding up to two initialisation scholarships according to the “Thuringian Program for Funding of Young Female Academics and Artists" from 1 November 2021. The scholarships provide financial support for postdocs who are preparing their own third-party funding application or who are significantly involved in an application for a larger third-party funding project at the University of Erfurt.

Initialisation scholarships can be granted for a maximum period of 12 months. The scholarship is accompanied by application advice.

For detailed information please refer to the announcement.

Application deadline: 30 September 2021 11:59 pm CET. Start of funding is 1 November 2021 (latest 1 April 2022).

Please send your application documents to nachwuchsfoerderung@uni-erfurt.de

Please contact us via nachwuchsfoerderung@uni-erfurt.de before applying.

Initialisation Scholarships

The University of Erfurt is awarding up to two initialisation scholarships from 1 November 2021.
The scholarships provide financial support for postdocs who are preparing their own third-party funding application or who are significantly involved in an application for a larger third-party funding project at the University of Erfurt.

Initialisation scholarships can be granted for a maximum period of 12 months. The scholarship is accompanied by application advice.

For detailed information please refer to the announcement.
Application deadline: 30 September 2021 11:59 pm CET. Start of funding is 1 November 2021 (latest 1 April 2022).

Please send your application documents to nachwuchsfoerderung@uni-erfurt.de

Please contact us via nachwuchsfoerderung@uni-erfurt.debefore applying.

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