Newsletter 043/2009

Graduate Academy, Heidelberg University:

Doctoral Research Fellowships - Call for Applications under the Landesgraduiertenförderungsgesetz (LGFG)

Application deadline: 15 September 2009
The Graduate Academy awards 10 fellowships for the funding of doctoral research to applicants with above-average qualifications.

Anticipated start of funding: 01 January 2010
Duration of fellowship: Up to three years
Fellowship amount: 1,000 Euro/month plus a travel and materials allowance of 110 Euro/month

Please submit the following documents in order to apply:
  • Certificate of acceptance as doctoral student in the appropriate faculty
  • Application form for a fellowship under the Landesgraduiertenförderungsgesetz (LGFG) (form can be downloaded from our web site)
  • Outline of your doctoral project (max. 5 pages) with bibliography
  • Time schedule for completion of the project
  • Curriculum vitae in table form
  • Evaluations from two University lecturers (form can be downloaded from our web site), both evaluations must be attached to the application in sealed envelopes
  • University diplomas or certificates (copies)

Prerequisites for being awarded a fellowship:
  • Any employment during receipt of the fellowship must be related to the subject of your doctorate; your yearly income may not exceed 7,380 Euro

Please find more information at:

Applications received after 15 September 2009 and incomplete applications will not be considered. Please send your application to the faculty at which you are enrolled as a doctoral student. The faculty addresses are available at:

Application forms can be downloaded from the Graduate Academy web site (see above) or obtained from:
Birgit Bell
2nd floor, room 252
Kettengasse 12
69117 Heidelberg
Tuesday und Thursday from 9 am to 12 am

If you have any further questions, please contact:
Birgit Bell
Tel: +49 (0) 6221/54-3762

Web Administrator: Fritz
Last updated: 2018-05-23
zum Seitenanfang/up