Scholarship Overview

Fully Funded Scholarships for International students intending to pursue doctoral studies in Germany through the Leibniz Institute for European History.


The Leibniz Institute for European History (IEG), located in Mainz, Germany, is an independent public research organization that supports and carries out historical investigations into the early and late modern foundations of Europe.

Scholarship Benefits

Fully Funded Scholarships Benefits :

Ph.D. program: €1,350 per month,

Post-doctoral program: € 1,800 per month.

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Scholarship Eligibility

Fully Funded Scholarships Eligibilities

  • Open to Ph.D. students from Germany and abroad who have at least a Masters's level degree in history, theology, or another discipline that works historically.
  • They must have been pursuing their doctorate for no more than three years at the time of taking up the fellowship, though exceptions may be made in exceptional circumstances.


How to apply

Provide the following attachments in the following order:

  • the completed application form
  • curriculum vitae and a list of publications (if applicable) (please do not send photographs)
  • an outline of the Ph.D.-thesis (up to 15,000 characters excluding footnotes and spaces)
  • the structure of the Ph.D.-thesis
  • a detailed timetable for the intended stay at the Institute
  • copies of university transcripts and proof of language competence
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