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Doctoral candidates

Travel grants

All doctoral candidates of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Faculty of Human Sciences are eligible to  apply for IPaK travel grants.

Mobility Grants for doctoral candidates at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities are directly granted by the a.r.t.e.s Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne. For futher information and current announcements please click here.

Traveling  to conferences

These stipends are intended to fund trips to conferences abroad. The amount of funding is based on the standardized allowances for traveling and living expenses set by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). These can be found here and here. The maximum funding period for conferences is five days, but the actual duration of the conference trip may exceed the funding period. Conference fees cannot be refunded.

The application process for the travel grants is organized by the faculties.

Grants for research visits abroad

With these stipends, research visits abroad of up to three months, which are relevant for the dissertation project, are funded. The amount of funding is based on the standardized allowances for traveling and living expenses set by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). These can be found here and here. The maximum funding period for conferences is two days, but the actual duration of the conference may exceed the funding period.

The application process is organized by the faculties.