ORGANISATION NAMEDeutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
DEADLINE DESCRIPTIONGenerally 6 months before the event begins. Special regulation for annual meetings: proposals can only be supported every second year.
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesHumanitiesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciencesSocial sciences
CAREER STAGEFirst Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)
To support the organisation of scientific events: International specialist conferences, International congresses, symposiums, colloquia, workshops, annual meetings.
German-based researchers (All researchers based at a German research institution in Germany or abroad who have completed their research training, generally by obtaining a doctorate, are eligible to apply).
What is funded
Type and Extent of Funding International specialist conferences: Funding can be provided to cover expenses remaining after all other financing opportunities have been exhausted. International congress, symposium, colloquia, workshop: Lump sum, varies according to the number of researchers participating Annual meeting: Allowances for travel expenses (travel and maintenance costs) for active participants from abroad Cost Elements Staff costs, room rental (including utilities), instrumentation and equipment, printed materials, office supplies, postage costs, travel allowance (travel and accommodation costs) For annual meetings: funding is provided only for travel expenses (rail or air) for roundtrip travel to the meeting, as well as maintenance costs for each day of the event