40 DLR–DAAD Research Fellowships: PhDs/Postdocs/Scientists 21292 views

The Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt’ (DLR) and the ‘German Academic Exchange Service’ (DAAD) are offering the DLR–DAAD Research Fellowships, the new implemented programme.

About the programme:
  • DLR is Germany´s national research center for aeronautics and space. Its extensive research and development work in Aeronautics, Space, Transportation and Energy is integrated into national and international cooperative ventures.
  • This special programme is meant for highly-qualified foreign doctoral and postdoctoral students as well as senior
  • DLR-DAAD Fellowships offer outstanding scientists and researchers the opportunity to conduct special research at the institutes of the DLR in Germany.

Fellowship category and Duration

  • Doctoral Students: 36 months
  • Postdoctoral Students: 6 to 24 months
  • Senior Scientists: 1 to 3 months


  • For Doctoral fellowships, applicant must have completed the studies or research with a university degree,
  • For Postdoctoral fellowships, applicant must have completed the studies with a doctorate/PhD/Candidate (Russia)
  • For Senior Scientists fellowships, applicants must be working in higher education or at a research institute; positions are open to outstandingly-qualified academics and scientists who should generally hold a doctorate/ Ph.D.
  • All applicants must have an excellent knowledge of English (provide evidence of by submitting appropriate language certificates, TOEFL: 550/217); a knowledge of German is advantageous,
  • Applicant must have completed their last degree in the last six years (doctoral fellowships) or have completed their doctorate in the last two years (Postdoc fellowships) or assessed individually according to prerequisites (Senoir Scientist fellowships),
  • Applicant must not be of German nationality


  • Apply online via the DAAD online portal and send the following documents:
  • Application summary (pdf file), which is generated in the DAAD portal after the online application procedure has been completed, by email to dlr-daad-program@daad.de.
  • Referees should send the hardcopies of the letters of recommendation to the application address by post.
List of current offers:


  1. Fellowship No. 464 PhD Laser links communications and navigation in deep-space missions
  2. Fellowship No. 463 PhD Photonic integrated circuits for satellite communications
  3. Fellowship No. 460 Exploring and comparing the potential of hyperspectral and hypertemporal EO data for local coastal analyzes
  4. Fellowship No. 457 Postdoc Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) in integrated 6G Satellite Networks
  5. Fellowship No. 456 PhD Swarm exploration of dispersal processes with cooperative mobile robots
  6. Fellowship No. 453 PhD Development of Algorithms for Global Soil Moisture Estimation using Multi-Parametric Synthetic Aperture Radar Systems
  7. Fellowship No. 452 PhD Development of Algorithms for Monitoring Permafrost Indicators using Multi-Paramteric Synthetic Aperture Radar Systems
  8. Fellowship No. 451 PhD Multi-Modal SAR and Deep Learning for Scattering Characterization
  9. Fellowship No. 450 PhD Image Enhancement of High-resolution Aerial and Satellite Data with Data-Driven Algorithms
  10. Fellowship No. 447 PhD Demonstration of New SAR Techniques using a Ground-Based MIMO Radar
  11. Fellowship No. 401 PhD Radiative transfer models for simulating space-borne observations
  12. Fellowship No. 400 Postdoc Study of particle trajectories during the onset of collective effects using machine learning
  13. Fellowship No. 399 Postdoc Atomic Emission Spectroscopy in High Enthalpy Flows
  14. Fellowship No. 396 Postdoc Analysis of dual and fully polarimetric SAR dat for scattering characterization
  15. Fellowship No. 391 Postdoc Assessing the prediction potential of satellite data of global ship movements for economic
  16. Fellowship No. 379 PhD Distributed Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
  17. Fellowship No. 375 Postdoc Sea Ice characterization with TanDEM-X
  18. Fellowship No. 373 Postdoc Experimental study of large complex plasma systems
  19. Fellowship No. 369 PhD Atmospheric Measurement Devices for Optical LEO Networks
  20. Fellowship No. 364 PhD Data Analytics for Earth Observation sensor data
  21. Fellowship No. 349 Postdoc Level of Detail Processing and Management of Simulation Models for Interactive Earth System Analysis and Visualization
  22. Fellowship No. 331 Postdoc Light Scattering from Static and Dynamical Granular Media
  23. Fellowship No. 266 Postdoc Granular Process Engineering in Space
  24. Fellowship No. 217 Postdoc Interactive Techniques and Methods for the Spacecraft Design Process in Virtual Environments


  1. Fellowship No. 415 PhD Simulation of the atomization and breakup of liquid fuels
  2. Fellowship No. 407 PhD Development of Physical Layer Testbed for Modular APNT
  3. Fellowship No. 360 Senior Scientist Accurate, low-cost temperature measurements in radiative high pressure environments for RQL-gas turbine combustors


  1. Fellowship No. 465 PostDoc Solar Research – Solar Fuels Production “Investigation of redox materials for solar fuels and chemicals production – experimental and numerical analysis”
  2. Fellowship No. 438 PhD Solar Research – Solar Fuels Production
  3. Fellowship No. 431 Postdoc Analysis of Reversible Gas-Solid-Reactions
  4. Fellowship No. 416 Postdoc Simulation of turbulent spray combustion
  5. Fellowship No. 413 Postdoc Chemical process engineering simulation of energy and chemical plants utilizing electrochemical ceramic membrane reactors
  6. Fellowship No. 411 Postdoc Design and development of a holistic layer model for complex maritime systems
  7. Fellowship No. 398 PhD Process system analysis of fuel flexible, poly-generation Solid oxide fuel cell – battery hybrid systems
  8. Fellowship No. 367 Postdoc Feedstock evaluation for aviation biofuels production
  9. Fellowship No. 346 Postdoc Suspension plasma spray development for the functional layers in energy devices


  1. Fellowship No. 454 Postdoc Method development of sensor set identification strategies for novel autonomous vehicle concepts
  2. Fellowship No. 444 PhD Material and device modeling for optimized Mg2Si based thermoelectric generators
  3. Fellowship No. 411 Postdoc Design and development of a holistic layer model for complex maritime systems
  4. Fellowship No. 403 PhD Thermoelectric transport in multi-band systems: comparison between experiment and modeling


  1. Fellowship No. 456 PhD Swarm exploration of dispersal processes with cooperative mobile robots
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt’ (DLR) and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Country Germany
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral/Doctoral
Subject areas Aeronautics, Space, Transportation and Energy
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline Open until filled

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