Language of application
Applications can be submitted in either German or English.
It is not possible to alter the application or to provide missing documents after submission. Only applications that fulfil the formal criteria will be accepted for review.
Exclusion of reviewers
It is possible to exclude from the review process up to three potential reviewers who may not be well disposed towards the proposed project.
It is possible to re-apply to this fellowship programme, but only once and as long as the conditions of application are fulfilled.
Applications submitted a second time must be clearly indicated as such:
The re-application is a new procedure: Please update all application documents and revise your proposal based on the suggestions in the reviews!
Upon receipt of the application, the applicant’s data are entered into the database of the Department of Fellowships and Awards.
The completed documents are to be submitted via the online form.
Submission via the online form
Please complete the online form (see point II) and upload your documents as a total of three PDF files.
In the abstract, state your name and the title of the proposed project. Protected files cannot be accepted.
In the abstract, state your name and the title of the proposed project
The individual files may not exceed 3 MB. Name the files as follows:
Upon receipt of the application before the deadline, we will check that it is complete and fulfils all formal criteria before filing it with a project number (A-number) in the database of the Department of Fellowships and Awards.
After applications have been checked for completeness, applicants receive confirmation by email.
Value of Fellowship
EUR 82.390,- (gross/gross) per year
+ travel and material costs
Duration of Fellowship
36 / 48 Months
25 March 2024 (23:59 CET)