Overview for Calls for Applications: Positions, Affiliated Fellowships and Scholarships for MA students

The EAF programme provides for different types of funded positions, affiliated fellowships and scholarships.

The programme runs over five years (October 2023 to September 2028). Within this funding period, two cohorts of doctoral researchers will be admitted, the first in October 2023, the second in October 2025, as well as one funded postdoctoral researcher and three affiliated postdoctoral fellowships (all in 2023) and four annual qualifying fellowships for MA students. The funding for every doctoral researcher extends over a maximum of four years.  

Calls for applications for the first cohort were announced from 1 February to 31 March 2023.

Relevant dates for applications (Master Students)

  • Starting date for applications (uploading platform opening) : 15 May 2023
  • Deadline for submitting applications: 30 June 2023
  • Screening of applications: July 2023
  • Online interviews: July/August 2023
  • Notification on admission: Late August 2023

We invite applications from MA students only from the University of Duisburg and Essen und from Ruhr University Bochum.