The MIN Graduate School provides funding for participation in international conferences, for research stays abroad, and for insight visits for prospective international doctoral candidates, and grants short-term scholarships for international doctoral researchers in need.
The menu below and on the right-hand side will help you navigate through our funding offers and opportunities. Make sure to also check the reports from your fellow doctoral researchers who have successfully applied and received their funding!
Call for Applications
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the programs of MIN Graduate School to support international mobility of doctoral researchers at MIN Faculty are currently put on hold. However, MINGS financially supports virtual projects that facilitate international networking or benefit the career development and qualification of doctoral candidates. Further, MINGS offers short-term financial aid for up to six months for doctoral candidates who are facing financial difficulties through no fault of their own, caused or exacerbated by the Corona pandemic.
Deadline for applications is november 15th, 2021 (extended deadline!)
Conference stays abroad
The participation in conferences or workshops abroad allows doctoral researchers to enter the international scientific community and to further develop their research ideas in exchange with an international audience. MIN Graduate School supports participation in international conferences by providing travel funds to doctoral candidates of MIN faculty. Find out more.
Research stays abroad
In professional as well as personal terms, research stays abroad and getting to know an international working environment is an enriching experience. The MIN Graduate School promotes the mobility of doctoral researchers and encourages them to actively participate in international research. Find out more.
The MIN Graduate School invites young international researchers to come to Hamburg for up to four weeks to explore the possiblity to do their doctoral studies and research at MIN faculty. The insight visits provide the opportunity to get familiar to Universität Hamburg and to further develop the topic of the prospective doctoral dissertation. Find out more.
STIBET Short-term stipends
The MIN Graduate School offers up to 6 months of funding for international doctoral researchers who are currently fighting financial difficulties through no fault of their own, e.g. in the final months before submitting and defending their thesis or in-between funding gaps within the doctoral research. Find out more.