Max Planck Society Research and PhD Scholarships in Law Related Studies in Germany

Foreign Researchers are now invited to apply the research grant. The selected scholars are expected to spend maximum 4 months doing research on the area of criminology and other related law field. A range of interesting benefits will be given to the scholarship recipients. To apply, the completed application form must be submitted no later than 31 May annually.

Scholarship Description
To foster individual research projects, the Max Planck Society offers foreign researchers the possibility of obtaining a scholarship. These scholarships are typically granted for a period of between two and four months. Preference is given to those researchers whose work promotes and advances the goals of the research program and the research focuses of the Institute.

Value and Duration
The winners of this scholarship may expect to receive the benefits as follow:

  • Doctoral scholarships for foreign doctoral students provide approx. 1,365 EUR/month
  • Post-doctoral scholarships for foreign post-doctoral researchers: 2,100 EUR/month
  • Research scholarships for foreign professors provide 2,300 EUR per month.

Those awards are given for two – four months periods.

Level and Area of Studies
Research level in one of the following subjects: comparative law, European criminal law, international criminal law, economic crime, terrorism, organized crime, and information law, criminal sanctions, dangerous offenders, empirical research on criminal procedure, organized crime, terrorism and domestic security, victimization, social change, changes in life circumstances, crime, and crime control.

Place of Study
At Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Germany

Eligibility and Criteria
There is no specific criteria of this scholarship. However, preference is given to those researchers whose work promotes and advances the goals of the research program and the research focuses of the Institute.

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Applicants’ Nationality
Non-germany students are eligible to apply.

Application Instruction
Detail information of the application procedure can be seen at the website link below.

Submission Deadline
31st May each year.

Website and Application Link

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