The ‘Freigeist’ initiative is directed toward scientists and scholars with an outstanding record: through a highly flexible funding scheme junior researchers are given the opportunity to enjoy maximum freedom in their early scientific career. Deadline for applications is October 15, 2015.
Within the funding initiative "Knowledge for Tomorrow - Cooperative Research Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa", the Volkswagen Foundation offers Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities. Deadline for application is October 1, 2015.
The Volkswagen Foundation offers financial support for cooperative research projects focusing on the Arab world and addressing issues related to "experience of violence", "trauma relief", and "commemorative culture". Deadline for application is September 10, 2015.