Short-term research stays for doctoral students from international universities
As part of your doctoral studies at an international university, you would like to spend a few weeks researching at the Faculty of Law at Universität Hamburg.
1. Before your stay
- Clarify the research objective for your stay.
- Determine how you can be integrated into the academic program and which professor at the Faculty of Law at Universität Hamburg can provide supervision.
- Check to see if a workstation is available in an office or at the Central Law Library.
- Request guest access to the Central Law Library.
- If your home university is part of the eduroam network, you should register at your home university to gain access. The education roaming network eduroam is a secure global roaming service enabling students and staff at the partner universities to connect to the Internet via the Universität Hamburg networks using Wi-Fi from their laptops and smartphones. More information can be found here and here.
- Determine how you will fund your stay (the Faculty of Law at Universität Hamburg does not provide funding).
- If applicable, apply for a visa for your research stay. For more information on entry visas, please see this website.
- Find a place to stay in Hamburg. For more information, see the Studierendenwerk Hamburg’s information about short-term rentals and private rooms (in German only).
- Ensure that you have sufficient health and liability insurance. For more information, you can start by looking here.
3. Funding opportunities
Upon invitation from a staff member of Universität Hamburg, visiting academics and doctoral students may receive funding for their research stay.
Find and apply for DAAD scholarships
A maximum of a ten-day stay with at least eight teaching hours per week; consent of both partner universities required (teaching assignment)
Funding for doctoral students, postdocs, and visiting academics