Programme Description

The grants enable scientists and academics to conduct research projects with clearly defined topics and a limited duration. Researchers from any subject working in Germany or at a German research institution abroad who have completed their academic training (usually a doctorate) are welcome to apply for the DFG Research Grants. Only internationally competitive research projects of high scientific quality and originality are eligible for submission. The funding generally covers a maximum period of three years. After this, however, candidates can apply for the funding to be renewed.

Target Group

researchers from all disciplines working at a German research institution who have completed their academic training (usually a doctorate)

Academic Requirements

doctorate

Duration

The funding covers a maximum period of three years. After this, however, candidates can apply for the funding to be renewed.

Scholarship Value

The sponsorship amounts depend on the selected programme modules. You will find detailed information on the benefits in the guidelines on the programmes and modules.

Application Papers

Applications are welcome at any time and should be submitted according to the instructions for project proposals.

Application Deadline

Applications may be submitted at any time.

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