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  • Creating the Future

    The Hector Fellow Academy initiates innovative research projects on latest scientific problems.

Benefits

Doctoral students of the Hector Fellow Academy are employed as research assistants for a period of three years. The salary corresponds to the internal regulations at the university of the respective Hector Fellow (according to TV-L 13, up to 100%, based on the funding rates of the DFG for doctoral students). As a doctoral student you also have 9,500€ as research funding every year at your disposal.

Furthermore, an individual training programme is offered. On training days and networking events, the focus is not only on the acquisition of specialist skills and cooperation with top researchers, but also on further training in management topics, interdisciplinary skills and soft skills. You will be given the unique opportunity to become part of an interdisciplinary research network!

Overview of usual DFG Funding rates for doctoral students per subject

SubjectPercentage
Psychology65
Medicine65
Biology65
Chemistry67
Physics75
Mathematics75
Informatics100
Engineering100