PhD studies and research

DAAD/Dörthe Hagenguth

Science and research in Germany are characterised by a distinguished infrastructure, a wide variety of disciplines, well-equipped research facilities and competent staff. Germany offers various career opportunities for international PhD students and researchers.

Doing a PhD in Germany

DAAD/Volker Lannert

More and more young international researchers are choosing to write their dissertations or join a doctoral research team in Germany. Read more about the different ways of doing a PhD in Germany, your funding opportunities and some practical advice to prepare for your doctoral visit.

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Finding your PhD position

DAAD Volker Lannert

Looking for a doctoral position? On the DAAD database PhDGermany you will find a great variety of job openings / PhD positions for doctoral students. By entering your criteria you can narrow down your search for suitable doctoral positions and apply directly online.

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Info for postdocs and junior researchers

DAAD/Volker Lannert

Germany offers many opportunities for Postdocs: You can become eligible for appointment to a professorship by completing the habilitation process, work as a junior professor or lead a junior research group. Industry also offers alternative career opportunities.

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Info for senior researchers

DAAD/Volker Lannert

Senior researchers can find excellent working conditions in the fields of science, teaching and research. Read more about your research and funding opportunities in Germany.

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