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PhD Positions

Funding & Tuition

Full financial support

In general, the DIGS-BB offers financial support for the duration of thesis, which is up to a maximum of 4 years. Contracts are taxed, and contributions to health insurance, pension scheme, and social benefits are included. The initial net income (after deduction of tax and contribution to compulsory health and social insurances) is 1,300–1,500 Euro per month.

No tuition fees

There are neither tuition fees for participating in the PhD Program nor for being registered as PhD student at the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD). Official enrolment at the TUD as students is optional; the biannual enrolment fee at the TUD is about 275 Euro and includes the so-called Semesterticket, which entitles to use the public transport system in Dresden and surroundings.

PhD Spring Selection 2020

register until
25 October 2019 23:59 CEST (GMT+2)

submit until
5 November 2019 23:59 CET (GMT+1)

video interviews:
5–13 December 2019
interview week in Dresden:
27–31 January 2020