Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.
The initiative aims at providing more freedom for writing a larger scholarly treatise to professors from the humanities and social sciences who have already achieved a degree of renown by virtue of (a first) outstanding research performance. The Foundation will finance a teaching substitute for a leave of absence of six to 18 months and up to EUR 10,000 for additional non-personnel costs for the applicant.
outstanding professors in the humanities and social sciences wishing to have more freedom for writing a larger scholarly treatise of exceptional quality and originality
post-doctoral lecture qualification
six to 18 months
Annual funding of EUR 120,000 of which
- up to EUR 110,000 for substitute teaching including all payroll costs and
- up to EUR 10,000 for additional non-personnel costs for the holder of the professorship, e.g. for travel, research stays, literature, publishing costs, assistants, if required.
- further education for the substitute teacher
You will find all relevant application forms and information on the application procedure here
Applications may be submitted until 1 February of each year.