Additional Funding and Training Opportunities

For grant recipients, the Volkswagen Foundation offers additional funding and training opportunities, depending on the funding initiative and on individual circumstances.

Grant recipients of projects currently funded by the Foundation have the opportunity to apply for additional funds to integrate refugee scholars and scientists into their research projects.

The funding offer "Communicating Science and Research" provides support for public relations activities, translations, and self-organized events for its grant recipients. Additionally, it offers specific public calls for proposals that are also open to new applicants.

With the objective of a better work-life balance for researchers with children, the Volkswagen Foundation offers additional funding opportunities in its initiatives supporting individual persons (e.g. fellowships).

The Volkswagen Foundation provides exklusive seminars for grantees (in German, only).

This workshop series of the ZWM Speyer (Zentrum für Wissenschaftsmanagement e.V.) addresses scientific junior executives (postdocs, junior professors, recently appointed professors, etc.), which are funded by the Volkswagen Foundation.