- Diplom or Master's theses: 6 months
- doctoral theses: 2 years with an option to renew the sponsorship for 1 year at the most
- Diplom or Master's theses: 250 to 600 EUR per month over a period of 6 months
- doctoral theses: 1,400 EUR per month over 2 years with an option to renew the sponsorship
- Additional applications can be filed to acquire specialist literature and to attend scientific conferences.