ORGANISATION NAMEDeutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
FUNDING TYPEMobility Incoming
DEADLINE DESCRIPTIONNo submission deadline
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)
Research grants enable individuals who have completed their academic training to conduct at any time research projects with clearly defined topics and durations, regard-less of the subject.
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
Following modules are possible: Basic Module (direct project costs, project-specific staff, and instrumentation) Temporary Positions for Principal Investigators Replacements Temporary Substitutes for Clinicians Project-Specific Workshops Mercator Fellows Public Relations Extend of funding depends on the selected modules
The maximum initial funding duration is three years. Subsequently, a renewal proposal may be submitted.