Scholarships for Doctoral Candidates

Scholarships Awarded on the Basis of the Hamburg Promotion of Scientific and Artistic Talent Act

Hamburg University of Technology awards scholarships on the basis of the Hamburgisches Gesetz zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen und künstlerischen Nachwuchses (HmbNFG), to give it its German name. Scholarships are awarded to especially qualified doctoral candidates who are preparing for or in the process of writing their doctoral dissertation at TU Hamburg, if the project seems likely to make a major contribution towards research.

The scholarship amounts to 1200 € per month. Childcare supplement amounts to 154 €.

Per funding period, material and travel costs up to 1,023 € can be reimbursed.

Scholarships can be granted as basic scholarships or completion scholarships. A scholarship will initially be granted for one year and can be extended upon application. A scholarship may be granted for a shorter period if the purpose of the funding can be achieved during this time. Please indicate your desired scholarship start date in your application.

Please find the Act, the Regulations (both in German), the instructions for application and the application forms on this site.

Applicants can find out more by reading the Act, the Regulations (both in German) and the Instructions carefully. Please note that only the German version, which is also available, is legally valid.

Applications are accepted any time.

Further information available at

Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 2 (B)
21073 Hamburg

Dr. Krista Schölzig     T 040 42878-4337     E Krista.Schoelzig(at)tuhh(dot)de
Lara Walkling             T 040 42878-3752     E Lara.Walkling(at)tuhh(dot)de  

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