Our Funding Portfolio at a Glance

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Deadline: Expected November 2018

humanities and cultural studies, theoretical social sciences
research projects; funding of a teaching substitute
post-doctoral researchers/project teams in Germany; possible to include international cooperation partners
up to 80.000 or 150.000 Euro (depending on funding line)
Deadline:
all disciplines
own position (head of junior research group)
prerequisites: PhD degree no longer than four years prior to submission; linked to research institution in Germany; completed change of academic environment and research sojourn abroad
up to 1 million Euro

Workshops/Summer Schools: Apply Anytime

humanities and cultural studies
workshops and small-scale summer schools (funding line 2)
prerequisite: equitable combination of qualitative-hermeneutical and digital procedures
Deadline:
technical sciences jointly with social sciences and/or humanities
research projects
up to 1,5 million Euro

Structurally-Oriented Measures: Apply Anytime

all disciplines
events/meetings (science/research); structural PhD programs; reintegration measures
researchers in Central Asia and Caucasus with cooperation partners in Germany

Next deadline envisaged for autumn 2018

humanities and social sciences
international research projects
Researchers from Germany and at least two other European countries should participate in the project.
up to 1 million Euro
all subject areas
support for public relations activities for grant recipients of the Volkswagen Foundation; specific calls are also open to new applicants
Deadline:
science and engineering, life sciences
research projects
up to 18 months
up to 120,000 Euro (flexible use)

Do Not Apply Without Prior Consultation

all disciplines
own position or fellowship
researchers who are or were funded by the Foundation and who wish to integrate refugee scholars into their research context

Workshops / Summer Schools: Apply Anytime

all disciplines
workshops, symposia and summer schools in Sub-Saharan Africa
prerequisite: main applicant in Germany with cooperation partner in Africa
prerequisite: main applicant in Germany with cooperation partner in Africa
Deadline:

(Final Call)

all disciplines
Professorship
outstanding (young) researchers who want to carry out independent research in innovative and interdisciplinary areas

Antragstellung jederzeit möglich

alle Fachgebiete
Professur
herausragende Wissenschaftler(innen), die in innovativen und interdisziplinären Bereichen forschen
herausragende Wissenschaftler(innen), die in innovativen und interdisziplinären Bereichen forschen
Deadline:
natural and life sciences
research projects
researchers at all stages of their postdoctoral career; single or integrative joint projects (up to 5 partners), opt. to include international partners
up to 5 years
Deadline:
alle Fachgebiete
Concepts for the broadening of perspectives
Up to 1 million Euro
Professors three to five years after taking up their first tenured professorship
Professors three to five years after taking up their first tenured professorship
Up to 1 million Euro
Deadline:
biological and life sciences, medicine (call 2018)
research projects
research cooperations between researchers from Lower Saxony and Israel

no further call

all disciplines
research projects
research institutions in Lower Saxony, Germany

Do not Apply Without Prior Consultation

all disciplines
research projects; seed funding/infrastructure/teaching
researchers in Germany, interdisciplinary or international cooperations are welcome
Deadline:
humanities, cultural studies and social sciences
funding of a substitute professorship
professors who want to write an extensive scholarly treatise
up to 18 months
Deadline:

(Fellowships in the U.S./Canada)

Humanities
own position (postdoc) for research stay abroad
postdocs who wish to spend time researching in Germany or the USA/Canada
9-12 months

Symposia: September 12, 2018

all disciplines
symposia (in Herrenhausen Palace convention center, Hannover); summer schools (throughout Germany)
prerequisites: interdisciplinary, international context; active participation on the part of young researchers; significant involvement of female researchers (speakers & participants)

Currently no Open Call test

all disciplines
research projects, events (science/research)
projects aiming at structural innovation and internationalization of research and higher education
Deadline:
all "rare subjects"
strategic concepts (funding line 1); ideas competition (funding line 2)
up to 7 years (funding line 1)
up to 1 million euros (funding line 1); up to 100,000 euros (funding line 2)