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 doctoral students). As a doctoral student of the Carry Out Your Own PhD Project! programme from the Hector Fellow Academy, you also have 9,500€ as research funding every year at your disposal.
Furthermore, an individual training programme is offered. 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!
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- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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The next application period is from January 15 to March 31
DisciplinesPsychology Human Medicine Natural Sciences View 5 other PhDs in Human Medicine in Germany
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
To apply for a position as a doctoral student at the Hector Fellow Academy, the following requirements must be met:
- Excellent academic performance
- Very good master’s degree in the relevant field
- Very good knowledge of English
- Willingness to move to the university location of the supervising Hector Fellow, if necessary
- Either submit an innovative, self-developed project outline within the research area of a Hector Fellow
- Or apply for a position advertised by a Hector Fellow
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InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
The Hector Fellow Academy does not charge any application fees.
Living costs for Karlsruhe
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.