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Carry Out Your Own PhD Project!

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

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About

Every year, the Hector Fellow Academy supports several doctoral positions for promising young scientists from all over the world. Carry Out Your Own PhD Project! is offered at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

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Overview

Under the supervision of a Hector Fellow, you will work on your innovative PhD projects over a period of three years. In addition to financing your position, you receive additional research funding from the Academy and take part in further training events.

Benefits of Carry Out Your Own PhD Project! is offered at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

  • On training days and networking events, the focus is not only on the acquisition of specialist skills and cooperation with top researchers, but also on further training in management topics, interdisciplinary skills and soft skills. You will be given the unique opportunity to become part of an interdisciplinary research network!

Programme Structure

Current PhD projects:

  • Mechanical manipulation of molecular spins in CNT resonators
  • Temporal and spatial microbial dynamics in the Arctic Ocean
  • Machine learning methods for gravitational-wave data analysis
  • High-throughput Virus Discovery in Next Generation Sequencing Data
  • Quantum simulation of strong interactions of light and matter

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Start dates & application deadlines

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Application deadline March 31 anually.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Project outline of the doctoral project (object of investigation, relation to the field of research of the Hector Fellow, added value of supervision by Hector Fellow)
  • Abstract of the doctoral project
  • Schedule for the doctoral project
  • Names and contact information of two referees
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Summary of the master thesis
  • Copy of diplomas and grades
  • Application photo

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • National

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Funded position.

Living costs for Karlsruhe

780 - 1140 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

PhD students of the Hector Fellow Academy are employed as research assistants for a period of three years. The salary corresponds to the internal regulations at the university of the respective Hector Fellow (according to TV-L 13, up to 100%, based on the funding rates of the DFG for PhD students). 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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