Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg PhD Research Grants in Germany, 2018



The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg Graduate School at Germany is calling for international PhD students to apply for Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg PhD Research Grants in Germany, 2018.

It offers up to 10 grants for PhD students (EUR 1500/month) for 24 months with the possibility of a 12 months extension.

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) Graduate School has education and research of over 500-year-old tradition. It offers a wide range of academic subjects in the areas of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and medicine. The university has around 20,000 students and 340 professors.

Scholarship Type:

Grants are available to pursue Ph.D. programme.

Field of study:

Offers are for all fields within the Graduate School.


Scholarship Benefits:

The School offers 1.500€/month grants for PhD students. For applicants outside the Schengen Area, the School offers assistance in obtaining visas. Travel expenses for those individuals coming to Germany (in order to take conduct research in Halle) can be paid for.

To be taken in(Country):


Scholarship Number :

10 grants for PhD students (EUR 1500/month) for 24 months with the possibility of a 12-month extension.

Eligible Nationality:

International students are eligible to apply.


Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Potential PhD students must hold an MA degree (equivalent to the German MA) in social sciences or humanities, or an equivalent degree entitling the holder to take up Ph.D. studies in Germany. In order to fully participate in and take advantage of the GS “Techniques of Future-Making”’s activities, continuous presence of the students in Halle is required.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Deadline:

31st March 2018

Application Procedure:  

Applications must include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Copy of M.A. certificate (English or German)
  • Transcript of Records (if available)
  • CV
  • Outline of a research proposal together with project timeline (3.000 – 5.000 words). This proposal should relate to the general topic of “Techniques of Future-Making” (see above for a description of central research topic). Furthermore, we ask that you include details of your research progress (if any) up to the time of application.
  • Letter of recommendation written by an academic supervisor from the previous university.
  • Proof of adequate knowledge of English (if a non-native speaker).

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