Elite Network: Marianne-Plehn-Program

Marianne-Plehn-Program

Combine scholarship and part-time employment at any university in Bavaria: Our Marianne-Plehn-Program supports outstanding young scientists during their doctoral studies within the German National Academic Foundation. This unique program combines your scholar­ship with a part-time employment of 25% funded by the Elite Network of Bavaria, at any university in Bavaria. As a member of the Elite Network of Bavaria, you benefit from various offers and activities within our interdisciplinary excellence program.

Our offer for doctoral students

Whether you are in Passau, Munich, Regensburg, Würzburg, Kempten, Erlangen or Hof: The Elite Network of Bavaria supports highly qualified young researchers in its Marianne-Plehn-Program, named after the first female professor in Bavaria, in three ways: 

The Elite Network of Bavaria funds your part-time employment of 25% at any university in Bavaria, which provides social security as well as important experience in teaching academic classes and in ad­mi­nis­tra­tive tasks. 

The combination of your part-time employment with the financial support of the German National Academic Foundation offers you more flexibility in the choice of and during your doctoral studies.

As a member of the Elite Network of Bavaria you benefit from activities, international net­working and add-ons to your doctoral studies within our interdisciplinary excellence program.

The Marianne-Plehn-Program at a glance

Prerequisits 
  • doctoral scholarship within the German National Academic Foundation and
  • successful application for the Marianne-Plehn-Program 
 
Application 
  • together with or after your application for a doctoral scholarship at the German National Academic Foundation,
  • within twelve months after starting your doctoral scholarship within the German National Academic Foundation
 
Part-time employment of 25% 
  • once you have started your doctoral scholarship,
  • within six months of your acceptance in the Marianne-Plehn-Program 
 
Duration of the part-time employmentuntil the end of your doctoral scholarship 
Double funding 
  • not possible
  • it is not possible to combine the Marianne-Plehn-Program  with scholarships at other institutions, addtional employments or to increase the part-time employment of 25% 
 
RemunerationTV-L E13
ContactDr Kerstin Bläser
Phone: +49 (0)228 82096-296
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Further informationMore about the application
Website of the German National Academic Foundation

The German National Academic Foundation – a strong partner

The Free State of Bavaria has transferred the implementation of the Max Weber-Pro­gram and the Marianne-Plehn-Program to the German National Academic Foundation. It is the oldest German sponsorship organization for the academically gifted – and a strong partner for Bavaria.