Scholarships offered by the Abbe School of Photonics

Thanks to funding provided by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the State of Thuringia and the German optical industry there are a number of graduate scholarships available at the Abbe School of Photonics for excellent international and national graduate students. Eligible are excellent students having a Master's degree or a diploma in physics or in related engineering sciences with a significant background in optics and photonics.

  • DAAD Scholarships (GSSP- Graduate School Scholarship Programme) - apply now! Deadline for application is 2014, January 31.
    These scholarships provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offer 1000 € per month for living expenses and an additional 460 € per year covering travel costs, insurances and general support for research studies. The scholarships will be awarded to those applicants offering an outstanding research proposal. Please apply via the ASP Online Application System. You will have the opportunity to suggest up to five research topics and five ASP supervisors.

Databases for postgraduate funding

Feel free to check the databases of the Graduate Academy of the FSU Jena and of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research "Research in Germany" for different sources of financial support for German and international postgraduates.


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