The Graduate School grants ten scholarships per year. Scholarships are awarded by the selection committee on a competitive basis. Doctoral scholarships are awarded for a maximum of three years, parents are eligible for a fourth year of funding. Funding is granted on an annual basis upon successful evaluation of the progress report by the three thesis supervisors.

Doctoral scholarships amount to 1.500€/month, doctoral candidates with children receive a child allowance of 400€/month for the first child and 100€/month for every additional child. In addition, travel grants are available.

Students with funding obtained by external organizations, e.g. foundations, are encouraged to apply. Admission to the program will be pending on the positive evaluation of the application and compliance with further admission requirements.


Dahlem Research School
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft