Free University of Berlin International Student Scholarships – 2018, Germany

The Collaborative Research Centre 958 (SFB 958) “Scaffolding of Membranes – Molecular Mechanisms and Cellular Functions” with the integrated Research Training Group funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) is currently accepting applications for Doctoral Scholarships.

This scholarship is provided to International applicants who are willing to pursue a Doctoral degree program in Free University of Berlin, Germany.

Application Deadline: April 10, 2018

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Doctoral

Eligible Field Of Study: Scholarships are awarded on interdisciplinary research projects in the fields of cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, structural biology and optical (bio) physics.

Scholarship Award: The scholarships will be awarded for one year (12 months) starting latest on July 1st, 2018. After this initial year, the funding for the doctorate will come from the supervising PI. Doctoral fellows will receive a stipend of € 1.365 per month. An additional allowance of € 103 per month will also be paid. A child care allowance may be granted if applicable.


  • Applicants should have gained a top place in their graduating classes and hold a master’s degree or equivalent in natural science.
  • Applicants have to meet the requirements which would qualify them for entry to a doctoral programme
  • Applicants must have excellent grades from previous educational programs

Application Process: Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter referring to the scholarship project/s applied for (one or more projects according their preferences). A motivation why the project/s is/are selected by the applicant should be given in the cover letter. Curriculum vitae, copies of their qualifying academic certifications, and two letters of recommendation from academic teachers are asked for.

Applications should be addressed only via email to the coordinator of the integrated Research Training Group: [email protected]


Ms. Simone Schlender
Freie Universität Berlin
Institut für Chemie und Biochemie
Thielallee 63
D-14195 Berlin

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