RWTH International Doctoral Scholarships in Germany

  • PHD
  • €1,400 per month (+€400 if child)
  • 15 September 2021

RWTH Aachen University exploits strong research networks and the intellectual curiosity of its staff to address bold scientific questions, transfer forefront knowledge and drive innovative discoveries that impact global challenges.

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RWTH Aachen University

With 260 institutes in nine faculties, RWTH Aachen University is one of Europe’s leading institutions for science and research. Currently around 31,400 students are enrolled in over 100 academic programmes. Over 5,000 of them are international students hailing from 120 different countries.

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Students with an above average degree which qualifies for doctoral studies. The applicant's research endeavour is expected to make an important and original contribution in the respective field of study.

The applicant must be enrolled as a doctoral student at RWTH Aachen University.

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€ 1,400 per month. If the scholarship recipient has a child (or children), he or she will receive an additional monthly allowance of € 400.


The application process is conducted by the Division for Academic Affairs, Examination and University Law. A University committee, consisting of the rector (or a delegate named by the rector), two professors, a postdcoc, and a student representative, decides on the scholarship recipients. Applications are to be made to the

Rektor der RWTH Aachen
Abteilung 1.1 - Akademische Angelegenheiten, Prüfungs- und Hochschulrecht
Karmeliterstraße 6
52064 Aachen

Please submit all the application materials electronically as well.

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