The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 23.000 students. It has an extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society.
Completion Scholarships of the University of Kassel
The University of Kassel is seeking applications for as many as four scholarships to enable
doctoral candidates to complete their doctoral thesis in order to promote projects that are well
advanced at the University of Kassel.
Start of funding:
You can find more jobs at stellen.uni-kassel.de
Doctoral candidates at the University of Kassel are eligible to apply if they are just about to
complete their doctorate.
Amount of the scholarship:
The scholarship is worth EUR 1,300 per month. A supplement of EUR 200 per month is possible
for candidates who are looking after children.
The scholarship is granted for up to 12 months. The main goal of a completion scholarship is to
ensure that candidates conclude the process and submit their paper during the funding period.
As a rule, the funding period is 1 October 2023 up to 30 September 2024.
The committee for doctoral scholarships makes decisions on awarding the scholarships according
to how likely it is that the doctoral thesis will be successfully submitted within the period that has
been requested. The aim of compensating for any disadvantages that occur for doctoral
candidates should also apply. The criteria for compensating for any disadvantages that occur
include special burdens, such as those caused by taking care of children, one´s own chronic
illness or serious illness or disability. Compensation for disadvantages must not have already
taken place through similar funding instruments of the university.
The committee for doctoral scholarships consists of the current Vice-President, at least three
professors and an academic employee.
The application is made electronically via the following link: https://www.unikassel.de/uni/universitaet/stellenangebote
The following documents in German or in English must be submitted in collated form in one PDF
file in the order mentioned below:
- a brief letter, including an explanation why compensation for any disadvantages should
be granted (max. one page),
- a generally comprehensible summary of the doctoral project (max. one page),
- the outline (max. eight pages in all; the outline should mention the current state of research and any preliminary work, goals and issues, methods, the envisaged academic contribution and the state of the work already completed, including the current work plan and timetable within the funding period mentioned above),
- a CV in tabular form,
- one copy of higher education qualifications,
- Written confirmation of acceptance as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kassel,
- If relevant, a description of any work performed in your most recent employment relationships, if the compensation for disadvantages is based on pressure connected to tasks that are unrelated to the doctorate.
The committee for doctoral scholarships must request an assessment by the supervisor from the dean’s office in the relevant faculty.
University of Kassel, Stabsstelle Forschungs- und Graduiertenförderung, Mönchebergstr. 19,
34109 Kassel, firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone 0561 804-7742 or -2263. Website: http://www.uni-kassel.de/go/completition-scholarship
The protection of your personal information is very important to us, so we will handle your personal information with care. By your application, you allow us the storage and use in the sense of the Hessian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act. You can object to this at any time. Your personal data will be deleted.
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