PhD Programme hsnAdmission
Offered PhD Scholarships


 We offer 15 Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg-Scholarships, which are supported by the Ministry of Science and Culture of Lower Saxony:

  • A scholarship consists of 1500 Euro per month (1400 Euro + 100 Euro material costs) for a total of 36 months. The first half year is a trial period.
  • In addition, scholarship holders with children can receive child benefit and childcare costs on application.
  • All scholarship holders must be enrolled as doctoral students at Leibniz University Hannover.
  • The scholarship is free of income tax and also free of social insurance contributions in pension and unemployment insurance.
  • All scholarship holders must take out health and liability insurance themselves.