Financial Support
for Doctoral Students

Fund for Young Researchers

Besides the financing with scholarships the doctoral students of Leuphana University can receive financial support for qualification measures as part of their doctoral research. For this, resources from the support fund for young researchers are available. Basic requirement for both the scholarships and for the financial support by the “Fund for Young Researchers” is the admission to the doctoral studies at Leuphana.

The following overview shows the essential elements of the different financial aid measures for doctoral students. Please find more detailed information on the criteria and the relevant application procedures by clicking on the specific measure of interest.

CategorySponsorship MeasureFunding AmountApplication Form

Presenting and networking

Active participation in conferences Germany: up to EUR 600
Europe: up to EUR 800
International: up to EUR 1,300

Application [pdf]

Presenting and networking

Participation in conferences Up to EUR 400 Application [pdf]

Educating and networking

Participation in Summer / Fall / Winter / Spring SchoolsGen. 50% of the costs, up to EUR 1,000Application [pdf]

Researching and networking

Short-term research trips abroadUsually only travel expenses, up to EUR 1,000Application [pdf]

Please find the funding regulation here

Next Application

May 15, 12 o’clock
September 15, 12 o’clock

Should the 15th be a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, the period ends at the next working day by 12 o’clock.

Attention: The application for financial support has to be handed in, before you take part at the respective qualification measure!


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