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Carry Out Your Own PhD Project!

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

36 months
Duration
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

Doctoral students of the Carry Out Your Own PhD Project! programme from the Hector Fellow Academy are employed as research assistants for a period of three years. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Benefits

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!

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The next application period is from January 15 to March 31

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

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

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

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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