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Research Funding 

For all of you who write a proposal to get funding please look at the list of funding programmes kindly provided by the "Stabsabteilung Forschungsförderung" (Office of Research Support) of the UBT.


Scholarship providers


Individual Research Training Plan (IRTP)

You can find the IRTP form here.


BIGSAS Codex of Doctoral Studies and Mentorship

Please find the codex here: codex (pdf)


Documents for travel applications

Please note: The Administration Team offers an Administration Workshop each semester. All Junior Fellows are strongly encouraged to participate in this workshop as it aims at clarifying all the questions concerning the travel application forms.


IMPORTANT: Travel applications have to be submitted at least 6 weeks before the date of departure.








Other information:


BIGSAS funding scheme


Powerpoint Presentation


Order of the doctoral examination procedure: step by step

We kindly ask you to make an appointment for submitting your thesis at the BIGSAS Administration Office. Our Team Assistants will go through the documents with you step by step and at the same time inform you if a document is missing. You should allow around 30 minutes for the submission.


BIGSAS Style Sheet and guidelines on how to publish the dissertation



Information about reimbursement for relocation expenses can be found on the website of the University of Bayreuth


Miscellaneous Documents