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Rosa Luxemburg Foundation: International PhD Scholarship
Rosa Luxemburg Foundation
Straße der Pariser Kommune 8A
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The RLF is a political educational organisation closely affiliated with DIE LINKE (The Left Party) which awards scholarships to international students planning to obtain a doctorate or carry out a doctoral research stay in Germany. The sponsorship is based upon the Foundation's political values: social justice and solidarity in particular.
particularly gifted international doctoral candidates from any discipline (except for medical disciplines) and type of higher education institution with a promising topic for a doctoral thesis who can identify with and are committed to the democratic socialism and its values
- admission to a doctoral programme at a state or state-recognised higher education institution in Germany
- proof of proficiency in German at a B2 level
2 years with the option to extend the period twice for 6 months for academic or technical reasons, and up to another year due to illness, disability or parental leave
- Doctoral candidates receive a grant of 1,350 EUR each month plus a mobility allowance of 100 EUR and, if necessary, health care subsidies.
Further information on the application procedure can be found here.
1 April and 1 October of each year
- enrolment at a state or state-recognised higher education institution in Germany
- supervision by a university lecturer in Germany
- very good graduate degree
- social engagement in line with the values of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation
- proficiency in German at a B2 level at least (proof required)
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