In addition to making a living, an academic career also requires funding in order to make research results available to the scientific community in presentations or publications. Innovation in research and teaching on the other hand require investing in creating suitable framework conditions.

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) offers a wide range of funding options during the doctoral phase so as to provide optimal support at this crucial stage. The following pages list internal university funding and external funding options for research stays abroad, the promotion of research and teaching, prizes and awards, grants for publications, support regarding conference and travel expenses as well as scholarships. Moreover, references are made to the competent contact persons.

A general requirement in order to receive internal university funding is that the applicant be admitted to pursue a doctorate at JGU.

Different platforms provide information on current job vacancies in the university sector.