Tuition/Finance

There are no tuition fees. During the first year each doctoral student receives a scholarship of 1,200 Euro per month. During the 2nd - 4th year, students receive financing from one of three different sources:

  • Part-time research positions in one of the ten departments of DIW Berlin
  • External scholarships
  • DIW scholarships


The funding scheme applicable to each individual student depends on the thesis topic and the chosen supervisor.
The Graduate Center offers limited funding for conference visits and related academic activities.