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The doctoral scholarship from the Faculty of Medicine

The doctoral scholarship from the Faculty of Medicine of the LMU

In order to support doctoral candidates in human medicine and dentistry during full-time research, the faculty offers the opportunity to apply for an 8-month doctoral scholarship.

  • Eligibility:
    all doctoral candidates from the Faculty of Medicine at LMU who have submitted their doctoral project to obtain the Dr. med. or Dr. med. dent. have registered in accordance with the doctoral regulations for human and dental medicine, human biology dated September 27, 2018.
    Doctoral candidates who are already funded by programs of the Medical Faculty of the LMU (e.g. FöFoLe) are not eligible to apply.
    Only applicants who did not yet complete their state examination or master's degree are eligible to apply.
  • Amount:
    a maximum of € 500 per month for a period of eight months

  • Condition: 
    • During the funding period, the doctoral candidate must be in full-time research and concentrate fully on the respective research project.
    • If access to the infrastructure at the LMU Hospital and appropriate insurance is required, the Human Resources Department of the KUM will issue a hospitation permit.
    • Contracts as student or research assistant can run parallel if they do not exceed a maximum of 10 hours per week and there is a clear temporal and spatial demarcation between the doctoral fellowship and the assistant activity, i.e. the assistant activity ideally takes place in a different area / institute / clinic than the doctoral fellowship. If you are unsure about this regulation, please ask your contact person in the Human Resources Department of the KUM before submitting your application.
  • Application:
    The fellowship application must be submitted in duplicate personally or by post to the doctoral office.