Fellowship and mobility programmes

Completion grant

  • The VDSEE plans to open two calls per calendar year, in November and March.
  • Doctoral candidates in the last year of their doctoral training can apply for this grant to complete their dissertation.


Travel grants

  • Applications can be sent on a regular basis, but at least two months before the planned trip.
  • Students are eligible to maximum one grant during active PhD studies and a maximum of €1000 in total will be funded.

Mobility programmes

PhD mobility programmes


PostDoc mobility programmes

  • Erwin Schrödinger Fellowships including a return phase
    Young and especially highly qualified scientists of any disciplin | completed doctoral studie, international scientific publications, invitation from the foreign research institution | Fellowship abroad: 10 to 24 months; return phase: max. 12 months (depends on the duration of the fellowship abroad) | No application deadlines | Processing time: 4 months on average