At a glance

Who can apply for funding?

You can be funded as a doctoral candidate at TU Ilmenau.

How long are you funded for?

Funding under the Thüringer Graduiertenförderungsverordnung generally runs for three years.

An additional fourth year of funding can be applied for three months before the end of the funding period.

How much is the funding?

The scholarship amounts to €1,400 per month.

In addition, there is a family allowance of €300 for the first dependent child and €150 for each additional child.

annually on April 1 and October 1

Number of scholarships to be awarded:
Depending on the available funding provided by the state

Application period 2024:
26.01.2024 - 01.03.2024


In order to promote young academics in Thuringia, TU Ilmenau will award scholarships for doctoral projects to particularly capable graduates fromApril 1th, 2024 in accordance with the Thüringer Graduiertenförderungsverordnung (ThürGFVO) and the funds allocated for this purpose in the budget.

Within the framework of the award - subject to allocations and authorizations by the state of Thuringia - up to five new applications for a scholarship can be approved. This does not affect applications for follow-up approval.

To the current call for applications!