Our Funding Portfolio at a Glance

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'Freigeist' Fellowships

Deadline: 12. October 2017

all disciplines

own position (head of junior research group)

up to 1 million Euro

prerequisites: PhD degree no longer than five years prior to submission; linked to research institution in Germany; completed change of academic environment and research sojourn abroad

'Mixed Methods' in the Humanities?

Applications for workshops/summer schools at any time

humanities and cultural studies

workshops and small-scale summer schools (funding line 2)

prerequisite: equitable combination of qualitative-hermeneutical and digital procedures

Europe and Global Challenges

currently no open tender

social sciences with possible input from other disciplines

international, interdisciplinary research projects

up to 900,000 Euro

The majority of the project participants should be working in non-European regions, in addition to researchers from Europe.

International Research in Computational Social Sciences

currently no open tender

computational social sciences

own position (postdoc-teams); events/meetings (research/science)

up to 800.000 EUR per postdoc-project

postdoc-teams (2-4 members, no more than 3 years after completion of PhD); for events/meetings: established researchers are also eligible to apply

Lichtenberg Professorships

Deadline: 1. June 2017

all disciplines

professorship

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

Opus Magnum

Deadline: 1. February 2017

humanities and social sciences

funding of a teaching substitute

up to 18 months

professors who want to write an extensive scholarly treatise

Research in Museums

Deadline: June 15, 2017 (Workshops and Symposia)

all disciplines

workshops and symposia

museums and university collections

Symposia and Summer Schools

Apply anytime (summer schools)

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)

University of the Future

currently no open tender

all disciplines

research projects, events (science/research)

projects aiming at structural innovation and internationalization of research and higher education

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