ORGANISATION NAMEDeutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
FUNDING TYPEFundingMobility IncomingMobility Outgoing
DEADLINE DESCRIPTIONNo specific calls, permanent possibility to hand in proposals
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesHumanitiesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciencesSocial sciences
CAREER STAGERecognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
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
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
Minimum of three months up to a maximum of two years
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