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Call for applications: PhD student workplaces

The “Gemeinsame Arbeitsausschuss der Doktorand*innenkonvente“ of the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität of Freiburg is offering workplaces for PhD-students in the Erbprinzenstr. 12, first floor.
The workplaces will be given to PhD-students, to whom no workplace is provided at the university and which have unsuitable working conditions or no workplace at home.

At the moment there are 3 available spaces! The deadline for application is 15. February 2024.

Application requirements:

PhD students at the University of Freiburg may apply if the following criteria are met:

  • No workplace is provided by the department chair/supervisor
  • The PhD-student may not be employed at the University of Freiburg (e.g. research associate/”Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter”) at the same time


Selection criteria:

  1. PhD-Student status (scholarship etc.)
  2. Individual situation based on the following:
  • Family circumstances
  • State of the dissertation
  • Reason why PhD student cannot work from home


Documents to be submitted:

  • Confirmation of the supervisor/the professor that no workplace can be provided by the chair of the faculty and confirmation of the supervisor/the PhD-student, that the applicant is not employed at the university (Please complete the enclosed attachment).
  • Form in which you describe your family situation, the state of your dissertation and your current workplace. Give a justification for why a workplace is needed and why it is not possible for you to work from home.


Time frame of workplace:

The workplaces for PhD-students will be granted for each semester. There will be a waiting list. Simplified reapplication for the upcoming semester is possible approximately eight weeks before the end of the  semester. A new call for applications will be circulated, with the application deadlines and award periods to be announced before.


Required documents:


Please direct your application as PDF file as an e-mail attachment to