European Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations

Co-financed doctoral programmes

Doctoral programmes should focus on the development and broadening of research competencies and comply with the "EU Principles on Innovative Doctoral Training". Partners, also from the non-academic sector, should be included in order to offer the possibility for stays or secondments for innovative training opportunities. The PhD students must be enrolled in a doctoral programme and individual supervision should be secured.

COFUND in brief

Type of action: Co-funding

Who is qualified: legal entities (including enterprises and non-academic institutions) in an EU Member State or Associated Country

Duration of the funding: 3 to 5 years

What will be funded: contribution to the management costs and the living allowance, if applicable special needs allowance for researchers with disabilities

Application: online at specific deadlines