A Graduate Education Program of Universität Hamburg in Cooperation with DESY
Types of financing
Doctoral candidates can receive funding through fellowships or employment as research assistants. The tuition fees at Universität Hamburg are fully covered by the German government, only an administrative fee will have to be paid per semester (6 months). The fee varies each semester between € 290 -350. The fee includes a public transport ticket for Hamburg.
Contract as a research assistant at Universität Hamburg or at DESY
The salary for research assistants is approximately 1800 € (pre-tax, this corresponds to 50% TVL 13, the collective wage agreement). You can find detailed information about open positions on the websites of the various research groups. If there are no open positions, please get in touch with your desired research group. Click here for the research team overview.
Information on scholarships
Hamburg University´s guide to doctoral funding.
Scholarship database of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).