Senior researchers in all disciplines can carry out their own long-term research project in collaboration with an academic host of their choice at a research institution in Germany.
• Senior researchers who do not live and work in Germany • Who have excellent qualifications and a doctorate or a comparable academic degree completed less than 12 years ago • Who already have their own research profile documented by a comprehensive list of academic publications that have been peer-reviewed according to international standards • Who have several years of independent research experience • Who have a good knowledge of German or English
Applications can be submitted online at any time. The duration of the fellowship is 6 to 18 months, can be divided up into a maximum of 3 blocks within 3 years.
You can access the online application form on the programme website. Applicants must present a confirmation that research facilities are available, as well as a mentoring agreement and a detailed expert’s statement by an academic host at a research institution in Germany.
Fellowship of 3,150 euros per month plus language course, travel expenses, family allowances, extensive alumni sponsorship and allowance for research costs (for the host institution). If you need any support in making an application, post your question in the comment box below. If you would like to receive similar opportunities regularly, please follow this blog by inserting your email in the follow box at the top right side of this page.