DAAD: Short Term Scholarships for PhD Registered Scholars / M. Phil Scholars of German Studies


Objectives To enable scholars registered for a PhD at universities or research institutes in India to carry out part of their research under the guid-ance of a German professor Target Group Scholars registered for their PhD at universities or research insti-tutes in India. M. Phil scholars in the subject area German Studies may also apply Duration: 2 to 6 months


Requirements and Conditions The PhD registration with a university in India should not be older than 3 years at the application deadline (1st October). MPhil candidates of German Studies may also apply for the-se fellowships. Candidates must be at an advanced stage of the PhD re-search at the time of application. A detailed research proposal including a precise work schedule are the most important selection criterion besides previous academic achievements. Candidates must have an acceptance letter from a German professor for the duration of intended stay, to carry out the proposed research under his / her supervision. German language skills are not mandatory


Scholarship Value: ................................ Stipend of Euro 1000.00 per month* A lump sum towards air fare from India to Germany and back Exemption from payment of university tuition fees Compulsory health insurance covered by DAAD


Application deadline: 1st Oct 2011