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 enrollment at the TUD as students is optional; the biannual enrollment 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.