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2 full Scholarships for Doctoral Researchers in Project SocialCars

2 full Scholarships for Doctoral Researchers in Project SocialCars

The DAAD and the Research Training Group SocialCars (www.socialcars) jointly award two full scholarships for doctoral students. Start: 2020; duration: 3-4 years.

The Research Training Group SocialCars – Cooperative (de-)centralized traffic management and the DAAD Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP) jointly award

Two Full Scholarships for Doctoral Studies in Autonomous Driving, V2X Communication, Vehicle Routing and Platooning, Microscopic Traffic Modelling, Geoinformatics and Human Factors Psychology

Starting at the earliest on 1 October 2019 and at the latest on 1 December 2019, funding will be provided for three years through the DAAD GSSP.

The positions

We offer two positions in an interdisciplinary team working in a highly topical area of research. The Research Training Group (RTG) offers systematic supervision and mentoring throughout the doctoral work and is designed to allow for graduation within three years.

The offered projects cover almost all fields of interest of the RTG:

The dissertation projects offered encompass all of our research areas:

Other project proposals that fit the scope of SocialCars are welcome, too.


The RTG is jointly hosted by three universities: Technische Universität Braunschweig, Leibniz Universität Hannover and Technische Universität Clausthal. The location of the workplace will depend on the chosen project.

Please take note:

We only accept applications of foreign students. German applications will not be considered in the GSSP program.

We will start with checking the applications on 5.11.19 - however, applications will still be welcome until the positions are filled.

For more information, please visit the webpage:

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