PhD Fellowship

Research Stays in Germany

The Transregional Collaborative Research Center (SFB-TRR) 161 at the Universities of Stuttgart and Konstanz and the Max Planck Institute of Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen offers several short-term research fellowships (3 – 6 months).

Our research center covers a broad variety of visual computing topics, from visualization and computer graphics, over computer vision and 3D reconstruction, to human-computer interaction and has a high reputation in the different visual computing communities.

During your research stay, you can work within a project related to one of these topics. Depending on the topic you are interested in, you can work at one of our partner universities in the respective visual computing groups.

We provide financial support for your living expenses and travel.

You are currently a PhD student with a visual computing related topic and you have good English language skills.

Send your application per email to marcel.hlawatsch[at] This should include a research proposal with your ideas for the work, the planned time span, and the SFB-TRR 161 projects you want to work with CV and publication list a support and reference letter from your current supervisor transcript starting with the courses for bachelor degree language certificates (TOEFL etc.)


Fellowships until now

Ayush Kumar
PhD Student at the Visual Analytics and Imaging (VAI) Lab at Stony Brook University and SUNY Korea
Fellowship at the University of Stuttgart, 06.2016 – 10.2016

Thorsten Hädrich
Fellowship at the University of Konstanz, A04, 01.06.2016 – 31.07.2016

Leonel Merino
Unversität Bern, CH
Fellowship at the University of Konstanz, A03, 26.11.2016 – 28.02.2017

Mohsen Jenadeleh
Fellowship at the University of Konstanz, A05, 01.10.2016 – 31.03.2017

Hui Men
Fellowship at the University of Konstanz, A05, 01.2017 – 12.2017

Fearn Bishop
University of St. Andrews, UK
Fellowship at the University of Konstanz, C01, 01.07.2017 – 31.10.2017