Funding for junior scientist
Here you can find useful links to funding organisations and to websites which may help when applying for a grant. If you find a link missing, please let us know.
You will find a powerpoint presentation on third party funding opportunities for Postdocs (at different career levels) following this link.
We also recommend this future course on How to Write a Successful Grant Application at the Humboldt University: https://www.humboldt-graduate-school.de/shared/events/grant-application-writing-for-doctoral-candidates-open-to-all-doctoral-candidates
Websites for more information
Information for PhD students, junior researchers, and senior researchers.
Information, advice and training on the wide range of EU research funding programs (e.g. ERC, Marie Curie)
Overview on more than 700 foundations in Germany
Funding schemes for PhD students, postdocs and young managers.
Four different individual research fellowships. Submision deadline is typically in September. If you are interested in applying it would be good to visit the corresponding KoWi website as well.
Three core funding schemes for top researchers to support their own research team; Starting grants (2-7 years of experience after PhD), Consolidator grants (7-12 years of post-PhD research experience), and Advanced grants. If you are interested in applying it would be good to visit the corresponding KoWi website as well.
Individual grants as well as coordinated programs
Funding for foreigners coming to Germany and for Germans going abroad
Provides scholarships for postdocs, assistant professors, and young managers of research projects with funding to finance research assistants, technical equipment, research trips and attendance to conferences.
Foundation to support talented young women (graduate students and postdocs) with children. Financial grant to pay for assistance in household and childcare.