Funding offer Nov. 13, 2023

Networking workshop for "Transformational Knowledge on Democracies under Change"

With a two-part funding offer, the Foundation aims to bring together researchers and (civil) society actors to enable new perspectives on social transformation processes of democracy. 

Funding offer Nov. 02, 2023

Apply now: Scoping Workshops

This is about the future of your research area: What is the current status? What prospects are there for further development - and how can they be realised? With the "Scoping Workshops" the foundation offers space for discussion and intensive exchange. Apply now, deadline: June 4, 2024

Funding offer Aug. 29, 2023

"Earth System Sciences" - funding offer and online Q&A

Universities in Germany with a geoscience focus can apply for one to two junior tenure-track professorships. Deadline is Nov. 15, 2023. 

Funding offer Aug. 23, 2023

Theme Week on Ethics of Science

The Volkswagen Foundation is hosting a "Theme Week on Ethics of Science: Ethical Dimensions of AI Research and AI in Research" from August 07 to 09, 2024. It invites applications for scientific symposia that address the nexus of artificial intelligence and scientific research from an ethical perspective. Deadline for applications: Dec. 12, 2023

Funding offer May. 27, 2023

Thematic week: Human rights in times of multiple challenges – perspectives from science and society (completed)

Apply now with your symposium: Our thematic week "Human rights in times of multiple challenges - perspectives from science and society" will take place from November 6 to 8, 2023 at the conference center Schloss Herrenhausen in Hannover. Deadline was May 04, 2023

Funding offer Mar. 27, 2023

Additional Funding for Science Communication

Grantees currently receiving funding from the Volkswagen Foundation can receive additional support for projects aimed at communicating science.