In addition to the supportive measures offered to PhD students by the respective units of the Graduate Centre, applications for assistance (scholarship applications, travel, jobs, courses, conference planning) can be submitted at the Graduate Centre. Furthermore, the Graduate Centre provides assistance in the scholarship application procedure and offers information about funding opportunities of research organizations.

All PhD candidates of the Graduate Center who are members of one of the units are eligible applicants. The allocation of support is decided according to the available resources provided by the university or by sponsors.