Funding & Organisation

In addition to structured academic guidance, the Graduate School offers its members financial support, including:

  • Its own budget for research costs
  • Grants for stays abroad associated with international research
  • Covering of fees for German courses
  • Covering travel costs for external experts who attend a disputation
  • Covering fees for mentoring programmes for female doctoral researchers

You can download the Funding Guidelines, Application for Travel Grants and Reimbursement from the right download section. For further information, please contact the Graduate School Manager Claudia Muhl or the Head of Administration, Maximilian Preisberg.

The Graduate School Board is responsible for coordinating the Graduate School activities and for quality assurance. The Board is supported by the Graduate School Manager. Two doctoral representatives belong to the Board as well.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Schack (Head of the Graduate School)
Prof. Dr. Stefan Kopp (Deputy Head of the Graduate School)
Prof. Dr. Friederike Eyssel
Prof. Dr. Jacob Engelmann
Prof. Dr. Petra Wagner
Dr. Dirk Koester
Andrea Finke
Soledad Lopez Gambino (Doctoral representative)
Larissa Balduin (Doctoral representative)
Claudia Muhl