With funding from the Excellence Strategy, Hamburglobal PhD provides research grants of up to 2 months for doctoral students at Universität Hamburg whose doctoral projects are linked to Universität Hamburg’s core research areas, areas of potential or profile initiatives. To be eligible, a research stay must be undertaken with a strategic partner university or other excellent research institution abroad. The grants may also be used to fund the making of presentations at conferences. The rolling application procedure allows applications for funding to be submitted up to one month before the start of the mobility.
| Target group: Doctoral students at Universität Hamburg whose doctoral projects are linked to the faculties’ areas of potential or profile initiatives.
| Program goals: Support for the international orientation and networking of Universität Hamburg’s early career researchers; funding of research in areas of potential and profile initiatives; initiating and expanding sustainable international research contacts.
| Funding: Subsidies to cover the costs for travel, room, and board according to the DAAD country rates for doctoral students.
| Funding period: A maximum of 2 months Health, accident, and private liability insurance costs are not covered.
| Application deadline: Ongoing, application must be submitted at least 1 month before begin of the mobility.
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Apply using the online portal.
Please submit the following documents:
- Description of the research project to be undertaken abroad (no more than 3 pages)
- Letter of recommendation from your thesis supervisor including confirmation that your intended doctorate constitutes part of Universität Hamburg’s core research areas or profile initiatives
- Letter of invitation from the hosting institution, including length of the research project
A subsidy will not be approved if the subsidy recipient receives funding for the same project from a public or private institution.
A project report must be submitted within 1 month of the conclusion of the mobility.
Costs for travel, room, and board according to the DAAD country rates of the program "Kurzstipendien für Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden" (in German only). Financing with funding from the Excellence Strategy.