01/09/2016

DFG International Scientific Events

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Germany
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    Generally 6 months before the event begins. Special regulation for annual meetings: proposals can only be supported every second year.
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    First 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)

Outline

To support the organisation of scientific events: International specialist conferences, International congresses, symposiums, colloquia, workshops, annual meetings.

Eligibility

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

Duration