Calls for Application

Interim Scholarships for PhD and Doctoral Students

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GradV-PhD Scholarships
GradV short-term scholarship for the completion of the PhD (6 months)Next open call approx. in September 2020, start of funding in January 2021
GradV full PhD scholarship (36 months)Next open call approx. in September 2020, start of funding in January 2021

Further legal information (only available in German)

FAQs regarding the BTU Scholarship Framework Directive (»BTU-Rahmenrichtlinie Stipendien«) available in English.

For more information about the GradV-Awarding-Commission please check the BTU intranet (access only via BTU network; information only in German).

Other Funding Opportunities

The GRS can only offer a limited number of PhD scholarships. You should consider alternative funding opportunities for your PhD as soon as possible, for example the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) or foundations that offer PhD scholarships. On our website for young researchers you can find more information about further funding opportunities. We recommend you using a database such as or the DAAD scholarship database.

Legal Information: BTU Scholarship Framework Directive

The BTU Scholarship Framework Directive (only available in German) regulates the general conditions and requirements for receiving a PhD scholarship. On this website we have compiled the most frequently asked questions.

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