Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowships 2012

Tuesday, 24. January 2012 um 14:05 Uhr

‘Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowships’ is a programme implemented 2011 by the ‘Leibniz Association’ (Wissenschaftsgemeinschaft Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz) and the ‘German Academic Exchange Service’ (DAAD). The fellowships offer highly-qualified recent foreign postdocs the opportunity to conduct special research at institutes of the Leibniz Association in Germany.


Grants for postdocs can be awarded for up to a maximum of 12 months. The grant includes:

• a monthly instalment of 1.840,- EUR;

• a monthly subsidy of 58 EUR for the insurance for health, accident and personal/private liability in Germany (53 EUR per month has to be covered by the fellowship holder);

• a two-months German language course (if desired).


Application Requirements

At the time of their application, applicants for a Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowship, should neither be of German nationality nor reside longer than six months in Germany.

Applicants should

• be able to prove their outstanding study or research achievements,

• have completed their studies with a PhD or equivalent degree (no more than two years should have passed since graduation),

• have an excellent knowledge of English.

Knowledge of German is very welcome.


All documents must have been received in complete and in written form in DAAD Head office Bonn by 20 March 2012 at the latest.

Link for further information: http://www.daad.de/leibniz