The Potsdam Graduate School can grant its members - PhD candidates and Postdocs & Juniorprofs of the University of Potsdam - subsidies to travel and participation costs. These allow participants to participate in scientific events (congresses, symposia, colloquia, summer schools, etc.) and to present their own research results as well as to exchange experiences with scientists from other research institutions.
There is no application deadline. You can apply for a travel cost subsidies at any time.
Please also note the guidelines on the travel expenses!
Of course we also encourage participation in virtual conferences. Please note the respective maximum rates.
The Potsdam Graduate School can grant travel cost subsidies (including participation costs) to Postdocs & Juniorprofs with terminated contracts at the University of Potsdam.
Of course we also encourage participation in virtual conferences.
Please sign your application and send it via email, fax or postal mail to:
Potsdam Graduate School
University of Potsdam
Am Neuen Palais 10
Fax: +49 331 977-4555
Please note that the application for a business trip as well as the billing takes place via your faculty, institute or professorship.
First submit all necessary documents such as your business travel application, travel expense report and supporting documents to your respective institution and NOT to the Potsdam Graduate School.
The Potsdam Graduate School grants travel cost subsidies only for conferences, workshops, symposiums and congresses. In case of international projects we recommend applying at the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) as well. Please notice that the application period starts four months before the beginning of the conference. Further information can be found in the DAAD’s scholarships database:
A large number of links related to the topics research funding, funding of early-stage researchers and to institutions which provide external funding and much more, can be found on the
websites of the University of Potsdam:
University of Potsdam / Research Funding
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