1. DAAD Long-term Research Grants for Doctoral Studies
Research grants are given to:
1. Excellently-qualified teaching staff from state or private universities
2. Researchers from research institutions in any field of study/research
3. Applicants from private sectors with at least two years of working experience
Research grants can be used to carry out:
– Research projects at a German university for the purpose of gaining a doctorate in Germany
– Research projects at a German higher education institution for the purpose of gaining a doctorate in Indonesia
The length of the grant is set by the grant committee during the selection depending on the project in question and on the appplicant’s work schedule. In the case of full doctoral programs in Germany the scholarship will be granted for up to three years. For sandwich scholarships, the research stay in Germany will be supported for a maximum of two years.
Even when support has been awarded for a full doctoral program, that award will be limited to one year at time. Extensions of the scholarship depend on the evaluation of the work done thus far.
Depending on the award holder’s academic level, the DAAD will pay a monthly award of 1000 Euros plus travel and health insurance allowances. In addition to these payments, the DAAD will pay a study and research allowance.
When award holders take doctoral programs run under the “DAAD Sandwich Model” and obtain the degree at the home university the award may include the travel expenses of both academic supervisors.
a) Holder of Master Degree (S2 Degree) with minimum GPA of 3.00
b) Master’s degree should have been completed not longer than six years at the time of appplication
c) A convincing and well-planned research project that has been agreed by a German academic supervisor at the German host university.
d) Written confirmation of the supervision by a professor in Germany commenting on your research program.
e) It is required that doctoral candidates wishing to take a doctorate/PhD in their home country (Sandwich Program) must register for the doctorate at their home university.
f) Proficient in English – TOEFL IBT 80 or IELTS 6 (obtained in 2011 or 2012) – or good German language skills. TOEFL Prediction is not accepted.
g) Applications from the medical field must fulfil specific requirements.
h) Applicants, who have been residing in Germany for more than one year at the time of application, cannot be considered.
2. DAAD Short Term Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists
These grants and scholarships aim to provide foreign academics and scientists working in higher education or at research institutes with an opportunity to carry out a research project at a state (public) or state-recognized higher education institution or non-university research institute in Germany.
Depending on the applicant’s work schedule, the research stay will last between one and three months. The stay may begin in May/June 2014 at the earliest.
• Applications for DAAD research stays are open to excellently-qualified academics and scientists who should generally hold a doctorate/PhD. All applicants must be working in higher education or at a research institute in Indonesia.
• Besides their previous academic achievements (for example, recent publications), the most important selection criterion is a convincing and well-planned research project to be completed during the stay in Germany. This must have been coordinated and agreed with a research collaboration partner at the chosen host institute in Germany. Written confirmation of the research cooperation, including the reference to the applicant’s project, must be included with the application papers.
• The application must provide proof of a workplace being provided at the host institute.
• DAAD support for a research stay can only be awarded once in any three-year period.
• Former fellows of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation are requested to contact the Humboldt-Foundation first.
• DAAD Form
• A curriculum vitae
• A list of publications
• A detailed description of any project to be undertaken during the visit.
• A detailed itinerary of the visit including the names of persons and institutions to be visited
• Copies of correspondence with German colleagues or institutions showing on where and when the intended project is going to be carried out.
All applications must be submitted to DAAD Jakarta Office in duplicate. The original will be forwarded to the DAAD Head Office in Bonn. The final decision is taken by the DAAD.
Applications cannot be sent directly to DAAD head office in Bonn. The DAAD will not consider incomplete applications.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2014/2015
• Long-term Research Grants Master Graduates of All Disciplines (holding S2 Degree for PhD in Germany).
Deadline: 15 October 2013
• Short-term Research in Germany for Post-Docs and for DAAD-Alumni.
Deadline: 15 October 2013
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