Call for Scholarships in Favour of Doctoral Students from Ukraine

The promotion of research and academic exchange with foreign scholars is a central goal pursued by the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law. As such, in order to assist doctoral candidates from Ukraine further advance their research activity, the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg offers a limited number of scholarships .These scholarships facilitate research stays at the Institute for one to six months during the calendar year.


To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be doctoral candidates working within the Institute’s various areas of research. They must intend, to be affiliated with, either the Department of European and Comparative Procedural Law, the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, or the Max Planck Fellowship Research Group, which focuses on the enforcement of European Financial Market Regulation. While proficiency in English is compulsory, the call is also open to doctoral candidates writing their thesis in a language other than English.


To apply, the interested candidates meeting the requirements of the call must submit the following documents, in English:

  • a cover letter (max. 1 page), stating the motivation for their application, the correlation between the topic of their research and the Institute’s areas of research, the name of their PhD supervisor, the expected date of defence and the desired time frame for the scholarship stay;
  • an up-to-date curriculum vitae, with an indication of the class of degree awarded (undergraduate and postgraduate, if relevant) and the number of publications;
  • a summary of the PhD project (max. 2 pages), including subject, description and work plan;
  • if possible, a letter of recommendation from the PhD supervisor, with his/her contact details

Grant and Benefits

The scholarship is paid in monthly instalments of 1.500 €.

The selected applicants will be offered a workstation in the Institute's reading room. They will have the opportunity to participate in the regular scientific events hosted at the Institute, and may enjoy access to the Institute’s library.

During the funding period, the presence of the Scholarship Holder at the Institute is compulsory.

Deadline for Applications

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis.

Application Details

Please follow the link, apply online and upload all required documents: Apply online


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