CSC–DAAD Postdoc Scholarship Programme

6 September 2022

The Sino–German Postdoc Scholarship Program jointly run by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is aimed at young Chinese scientists who completed their doctoral degrees no more than two years ago. Doctoral researchers aiming to complete their doctoral degree by July 2023 are also eligible to apply.

The programme is open to applicants from all fields.

Overview of the most important details:

Duration of research stay: 6 to 18 months

Funding provided by CSC and DAAD:

  • Allowance of € 2,050 per month
  • Travel expenses for arrival and departure
  • Visa fees
  • Health insurance
  • Language course in China (if required)
  • Two-day pre-departure seminar
  • Research grant amounting to € 200 per month

1 to 30 November 2022: Online application in DAAD portal and written application to DAAD branch office in Beijing

Link: DAAD-Sholarship database

Important change: Before speaking to a suitable candidate about an application within this programme, the work programme, home institution, and applicant must be assessed in accordance with foreign trade law. To perform this assessment, please use the “Checklist for scholarship holders” in the Law and Patents folder of the form management system.


Gabriele Weiland

Internationale Förderprogramme für Studierende, Graduierte, Doktoranden und Post-Docs

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Building 15.3 /
Room 2008b
+49 2461/61-3388

Last Modified: 06.09.2022