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Doctoral Financing Guide



In addition to the support options in structured doctoral programs, there are numerous scholarship programs for supporting individual doctoral students. Here you can find the support programs that suit you!









Funding types


Individual Funding Advisory at the Bonn Graduate Center

The Bonn Graduate Center offers individual funding advisory for all questions regarding doctoral funding.

BGZ Open Hour: Wednesday, 2-5 p.m. Please register via E-Mail or phone (73-60186).


Research funding databases (with search alternatives in English)

  • EURAXESS: Job and scholarship database of the European Commission

  • KISSWIN: Funding database for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers

  • EU PhD Portal: Database on European doctoral programs

  • Find a PhD: Database on PhD scholarships and doctoral programs worldwide

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