Financing Your Doctorate

When pursuing a doctorate at KIT, no tuition fees will be charged. In case of an ▶ enrollment as a doctoral student, you will have to pay semester charges only. Various options exist to cover your living expenses during the doctoral phase. Funding of the doctorate from different sources is common practice.

In addition to basic funding for your living expenses, there are various other grants and measures that you can take advantage of during your doctorate. These include, for example, measures for internationalization & networking and special programs for young female scientists. Furthermore, you can apply for grants for travel, material and printing costs.

At the end of your doctorate or after obtaining your doctoral degree, you also have the opportunity to apply for prizes and awards that honor special doctoral achievements.