Financial Assistance Opportunities

PhD students may be eligible for scholarships provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The Scholarship Database gives international students useful information about programmes offered by the DAAD as well as other scholarship awarding organisations to finance their research stays in Germany.

Applicants may also consider other Foundations to apply for funding as these organisations offer specific programmes for international post-graduate students.

Some of the most important German foundations are:

Some of the international foundations that support PhD students: