Funding for all Disciplines

All Disciplines

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

The foundation runs “incoming” and “outgoing” funding programs for postdocs, junior group leaders, and senior scientists.

ERC Starting Grants

Every year, the European Research Council (ERC) is supporting junior scientists with ERC Starting Grants.

Marie Curie Fellowships

The Marie Curie Fellowship is a scholarship programme of the commission of European Union that aims to encourage the exchange of researchers and their mobility within the European Union. Especially for postdocs these scholarships may be very useful for the further development of their professional career.
Via the German National Contact Point for Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions webinars and advice for grant proposal writing is offered also in English.

Daimler and Benz Foundation

Each year, the foundation is awarding ten two-year fellowships to postdocs, junior professors or junior research group leaders at German universities or German research institutions, endowed with a sum of 20,000 Euros per year. It is open to all disciplines.


The DFG (German Research Foundation) is the self-governing organisation for science and research in Germany. The DFG funds the best scientists and academics and pays particular attention to the promotion of young researchers and equal opportunities in the German research system.

Career Paths in the Emmy Noether Programme and the Heisenberg Fellowship

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