Overview: DAAD Fellowship (German citizens)
General Program name DAAD Fellowship (German citizens)
Funds for Postdoctoral fellowships
Funding agency German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Scope International
Fields of science All fields of Science
Duration 3 to 24 months
Program web site https://www.daad.de/ausland/studieren/stipendium/de/70-stipendien-finden-und-bewerben/?detailid=218
Number of calls per year various
Eligibility EU-Life institution BRIC, Babraham, CEITEC, CeMM, CRG, Curie, FIMM, FMI, IEO, IGC, MDC, NKI, VIB
Applicant's Level of Experience (years after PhD)
Applicant's Nationality primary German
Other Important Requirements - only outstanding thesis awarded with distincion / honours / magna cum laude or "sehr Gut" are eligible - applications form abroad can only be accepted if the stay is planned in a 3rd country (not GER or present country) - two reference letters of german Professors are needed (exeption can be made)
Funding type & amounts Fellowship (net salary, exempt of national taxes) varies - depending on the destination (see rates on homepage), usually contribution is reduced to 50 % in the second part as the host instituion shall take over costs
Working contract (gross salary) € 1,365 plus country rate - taxation has to be done by grantee - check with financial authority!
Other allowances rates for kids, partner, travel & books, for moving back to homecountry after the grant
Next deadline None
Past submissions outcomes
Year Available fellowships Success rates
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