Language of application
Applications can be submitted in German or English. All documents must be written consistently in one language.
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.
Upon receipt of the application, the applicant’s data are entered into the database of the Department of Fellowships and Awards.
Dissertation and publications
All prepared documents must be submitted via the online form.
Afterwards, you will receive a document that you will have to print and sign. Return a scan of the signed form in PDF format (single file) as an attachment to a reply to the received email (click reply button). IMPORTANT: The default subject and recipient must not be changed.
Submission via the online form
Please complete the online form (see point II) and upload your documents as PDF files. 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:
Protected files cannot be accepted.
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
46.759,- Euro (gross/gross) per year
Duration of Fellowship
3 - 12 months
15 May 2023 and
15 November 2023