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Graduate Academy Heidelberg University

Service Point

Im Neuenheimer Feld 370
Room 3
69120 Heidelberg

Telephone Icon 17x17 +49 (0) 6221 / 54 - 19765

Office hours
Mon: 10 am–12 pm
Tue: 2 pm–4 pm
Wed: 10 am–12 pm
Thurs: 10 am–12 pm & 2 pm–4 pm

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STIBET completion grant

Online Application STIBET Completion Grant

Application form (DOC)

FAQ DAAD (PDF) (German)




Completion grants

Completion grants by the DAAD (STIBET)

Application process STIBET


Grants for the Completion of a Doctoral Degree within the "Stipendien- und Betreuungsprogramm" (STIBET) by the DAAD for International Doctoral Candidates

Within the framework of the "Stipendien- und Betreuungsprogramms (STIBET)" of the DAAD, the University of Heidelberg will award completion grants. The funding is intended to support international doctoral candidates in the final phase of their doctoral training. This program is open only to international doctoral candidates who are admitted to one of the Faculties of Heidelberg University.

  • Funding will be granted only for the writing process of the dissertation, which has to be completed and submitted at the end of the funding period.
  • The fellowships are 600 € per month and are limited to a time period of 5 months
  • Please note that this funding is tied to the current financial year.


The call for applicaton is closed. We are currently processing the applications and will get back to the applicants as soon as possible.
Funding period: from March to December 2021


Application process STIBET

The following documents need to be submitted to Graduate Academy:

To be submitted by the doctoral candidate:

  • The completed online form
  • Submit a single PDF file (max. 2 MB) containing the following documents to the Graduate Academy (
    • The completed application form
    • A scanned copy of the admissions letter from the faculty* (Annahme als Doktorand/in) or a valid student identification document (Studienbescheinigung).

      * Please note: Students of the Faculty of Medicine, who are pursuing their doctorate during their undergraduate studies (Staatsexamen) are not eligible to apply.

To be submitted by the supervisor:

Please read carefully the STIBET FAQs (only available in German)!
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.


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