Who can apply

Eligibility criteria for application to the program:

  • German student in biomedical sciences or associated topics (medicine, biology, psychology, (bio)medical informatics, other health sciences) at a German university
  • no parallel DAAD funding (ERASMUS, PROMOS, DAAD-Individualstipendium); other parallel funding will be checked individually
  • clear research topic and plan for doctoral degree/ dissertation thesis to be continued/ conducted abroad. Unlike in previous years, stays cannot only only be funded in the U.S. or in Canada, but also in other countries.
  • existent local German research mentor as well as local mentor abroad; clear evidence of intended support (recommendations and letters of intent)