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Hector Fellow Academy PhD Program

Hector Fellow Academy
2-3 years
Full time
Doctorate / PhD
Scholarships available
On campus
Individual start dates
Application deadline: January 1st until April 30th, 2017

About this program

Hector Fellow Academy PhD program – Carry out your own research project!

Join the interdisciplinary network of top-level scientists and carry out your own PhD project within a scientific discipline at Hector Fellows. Outstanding young scientists from all over the world are invited to apply for these prestigious PhD positions.

PhD students of the Hector Fellow Academy (HFA) get the opportunity to realize a self-developed research project under supervision of one of the Hector Fellows. PhD candidates will benefit from the expertise and research network of their renowned mentor.

HFA PhD students are employed as full-time research assistants at the university of the supervising Hector Fellow for a period of up to three years.

The PhD salary is determined by the institute’s guidelines (according to the general pay scale of German universities approx. 47,000 EUR gross income per year). In addition, Hector Fellow PhD students receive grants for research expenses (15,000 EUR per year) and are given the opportunity to gain interdisciplinary expertise and relevant soft skills by participating in selected training activities.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a PhD degree. 

About this institute

Hector Fellow Academy Hector Fellows teach and research at different universities and research institutions across Germany. They represent severaldisciplinesand fields in the natural sciences, engineering, mathematics, informatics, psychology and medicine. Their research areas reach from the investigation of cell mechanisms...

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