The Department of Political and Social Sciences has established three funds, an academic training funds, a mobility funds as well as a research pool and invites the department´s young researchers to apply for funding.
In addition to that external institutions provide us with information on their announcements of funds, colloquia, grants or vacancies they wish to share with our young scientists.
On this web page we would like to share current information on any announcement that has been brought to our attention with you.
Academic Training Funds of the Department (German/English)
This funds is aimed at
all doctoral students of our department (regardless of their employment) as well as
the junior researcher who are employed as Post-Docs with the defined goal Habilitation
who need a specific academic training in order to realize their doctoral or post-doctoral project.
Mobility Funds of the Department (German)
The department wishes to enable the budget-financed members of its young academic staff to present their papers to the audience of an international congress or conference and to ease their access to the international science community with the aid of this funds.
Research Pool of the Department (German)
Both the young researchers and the full professors of the department are invited to apply for start up financing for research initiatives, provided they are interdisciplinary and involve researchers belonging to more than one of the department´s institutes. Next call for tenders expected in spring 2018.
Information on Announcements of Doctoral Grants provided by the Gateway for Doctoral Candidates
Call for Applications for the Elsa-Neumann-Stipendium (German)
(Grants for the preparatory phase of a doctoral project or the completion of a doctoral thesis in its final stages;
next call for applications in October/November 2018)
Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants (Max Weber Stiftung)
Grants conferred to young academics with an international focus with a view to supporting short research stays abroad
China Travel Grants
Grants for doctoral candidates and post docs in Sinology or other subjects who conduct research on the history, language and culture of China in its broadest sense and for whom a research stay in China is indespensable