Göttinger Graduiertenschule Gesellschaftswissenschaften

GGG support measures

The Göttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences provides support measures and scholarships for PhD students of social sciences. At the moment GGG offers some grants with flexible application possibilities.

Further up-to-date information can be found on the GGG homepage at: www.ggg.uni-goettingen.de/GGG-sponsorship

The following funding options are available in the upcoming months:


family oriented completion grant

  • for PhD students caring for children or relatives in need of care and thus needing more time to complete their PhD thesis
  • deadlines: June 15, 2021

language revision grant

  • for international PhD students who completed their dissertation and need assistance with language revision, or who are still in the writing process and need writing advisory sessions
  • deadlines: June 15, 2021Finanzierungsfrage

emergency grant

  • for PhD students who get in unpredictable financial need they are not responsible for (also due to Sars-Cov-2-related restrictions of public and academic life) and need support to
  • application any time

PhD students’ forum

  • networking and expertise for PhD students working on similar topics
  • application any time


  • for PhD Students, who would like to do research in close cooperation with an enterprise in southern Lower Saxony (via SNIC)
  • application any time