Scholarships and funding options

Acceptance as doctoral candidate at OvGU does NOT include a staff position or financial support. Candidates are obliged to organise funding themselves. The Faculty of Humanities, Social Science & Education provides information on funding options.

For funding options for international students, please contact the university's international office.

Information on tuition fees are available at [in German only]

Some of the biggest donors of PhD scholarships in Germany are the 13 “Begabtenförderungswerke” which choose their scholarship holders according to a set political, religious or economic agenda. If you are planning to apply for these programs it is therefore crucial to research their respective agendas. [in German only]


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