Study in Germany with BIGSSS-DAAD PhD Scholarships

Study in Germany with BIGSSS-DAAD PhD Scholarships in 2023

You can now study in Germany with BIGSSS-DAAD PhD Scholarships in 2023. You can apply for two PhD scholarships in the BIGSSS-DAAD Graduate School Scholarship Programm Global Dynamics of Social Policy and Social Cohesion (GSPSC) until January 23, 2023. Please find further information below.

The DAAD Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP) is a funding scheme of the German Academic Exchange System (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DAAD) that aims at increasing the number of international doctoral candidates within German structured graduate education. It is directed towards German institutions of higher education offering international structured PhD education and funds up to four years of education of PhD candidates. Interested PhD candidates apply directly at selected institutions like BIGSSS.

BIGSSS was selected twice by the DAAD to host eight international PhD students in its GSSP. In 2023 and 2024, two scholarships each are available in the research program “Global Dynamics of Social Policy and Social Cohesion” (GSPSC). In 2021 and 2022, two scholarships each were awarded in the program “GloWel – Global Inequality, the Middle Classes and the Welfare State“.


The Scholarship Programme is providing the following benefits:

  • a stipend of 1,200 EUR monthly, for a maximum of 48 months,
  • additional travel allowance for stays abroad and research trips,
  • complete medical insurance plus a combined liability and accident insurance,
  • support with research expenses,
  • if necessary and applicable, additional family allowances (eg. rent) and
  • a German language course at Bremen.

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Applications for the first round of the GSPSC PhD program until January 23, 2023 (11:59pm CET).

Learn more about the GSPSC program here and about eligibility and the application procedure here.

More information / Source: Official Website HERE.

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