A scholarship offers you the opportunity to focus on your doctorate. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is one of the biggest funding organizations in Germany. Its website briefly explains what kind of scholarships and funding institutions there are. Before you search the databases below, please refer to:
Scholarships for Doctoral Candidates at Freie Universität Berlin
The places within doctoral programs announced on this website often come with scholarships.
Here are some of the most extensive databases you can search for scholarships:
This funding guide by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) does not only include information about scholarships offered by the DAAD but also from other funding institutions.
EURAXESS is an internet portal specifically for researchers provided by the European commission. Its database contains a great variety of scholarships.
You can search this database of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) using various criteria to optimize your search. (German)
The online scholarship and career network, e-fellows.net, offers a scholarship database. (German)
This compilation contains several funding organizations some of which are based in Berlin.
ScholarshipPortal supported by the European Commission offers you the opportunity to search for PhD programs and scholarships. (English)
The European Funding Guide offers a search for scholarships for studies in the EU based on your individual profile.