Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law is offering scholarships for foreign researchers. Scholarships are available for undertaking a research project.
To foster individual research projects, the Max Planck Society offers foreign researchers the possibility of obtaining a scholarship.
Research undertaken at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law is comparative, international, interdisciplinary, and/or empirical in nature and focuses on criminal law, crime, crime control, and crime victims.
Applicants must have doctoral diploma. Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for undertaking a research project.
Study Subject: Scholarships are provided in the fields of Department of Criminal Law and Department of Criminology.
List of Subjects: Department of Criminal Law are research projects concerning comparative law, European criminal law, international criminal law, economic crime, terrorism, organized crime, and information law. Department of Criminology are topics covering criminal sanctions, dangerous offenders, empirical research on criminal procedure, organized crime, terrorism and domestic security, victimization, social change, changes in life circumstances, crime, and crime control.
Scholarship Award: The Max Planck Society grants scholarships of various amounts in line with the academic qualifications of the applicant:
-Doctoral scholarships for foreign doctoral students provide 1,365 EUR per month (as of 12/2012; subject to change),
-Post-doctoral scholarships for foreign post-doctoral researchers provide 2,100 EUR per month (as of 12/2012; subject to change), and
–Research scholarships for foreign professors provide 2,300 EUR per month (as of 12/2012; subject to change).
Travel expenses to and from Freiburg are not covered by the scholarship. The Max Planck Institute does not, as a rule, reimburse for travel expenses. If travel expenses are particularly high, we recommend that the applicant seek assistance from appropriate international organizations.
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility: Preference is given to those researchers whose work promotes and advances the goals of the research program and the research focuses of the Institute.
Nationality: Foreign researchers can apply for the scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have doctoral diploma.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Supporting Material: Please attach to your application copies of the following documents:
-Marriage certificate (if applicable); Visum of husband or wife
-Birth certificate of your child/ren
-Proof of health insurance
How to Apply: To apply for a scholarship from the Max Planck Society, please fill out and submit the questionnaire below, along with copies of the required documents specified therein. The mode of applying is post.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st May, 2016.