01/09/2016

DFG Research Fellowships

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Germany
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
    Mobility Incoming
    Mobility Outgoing
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    No specific calls, permanent possibility to hand in proposals
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)

Outline

To enable researchers at an early stage of their scientific career to carry out a clearly defined research project at a place of their choice abroad or to acquaint themselves with new scientific research methods

Eligibility

Researchers that have worked in the German science system continuously in a scientific capacity for at least three years during the doctoral and/or postdoctoral phase directly prior to submission of the proposal. Further requirements apply for proposals submitted from non-German countries.

What is funded

Basic funding: Basic Fellowship Allowance for direct project costs Foreign allowance Travel allowance Publication costs Additional project expenses Offsetting of independent income and third-party contributions Benefits for Fellowship Recipients with Children: Child allowance Support for costs associated with supplemental childcare Other financial assistance when applicable

Duration

Minimum of three months up to a maximum of two years