Together with the offer of a PhD project, financial support is offered. However, it is also possible for a doctoral fellow to bring his/her own funding.
IMPRS applicants holding a MSc degree equivalent will receive a fellowship for a period of three-four years with a net income of EUR 1300-1500 per month.
The amount of the income may depend on family status, research experience, and funding source. The funding can be given as a tax-free stipend or a employment work contract (also depending on the funding source). Also the duration of the funding period of 3-4 years will depend on the funding source. Applicants are encouraged to clarify these issues during the interview.
Note that allocation of a full grant (i.e. for the full period) may depend on performance (that will be supervised by the candidate's thesis committee).
The fellowship can be payed by a funding contract that provides the status of an institute employee, or , in exceptional cases, a tax free stipend.