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Research funding

Below you find information regarding the funding of your research projects. You can find the links to several stipend databases. There you have the ability to search for funding opportunities using your own search criteria. In addition, you will find a collection of links to national and european funding organizations which offer funding for you and your project.

Research funding information - Services at HHU

The Department for Research and Transfer at HHU provides a service that keeps you updated on research funding programms and calls via the Information service Research, International Relations and Transfer of the Research Management (in German). You can define your own, field specific search criteria and get a regular newsletter update.

Grant applications
Questions and requests concerning grant applications for third party funding can be addressed at the Research and Transfer Department at HHU .

DFG Liaison officer
The DFG liaison officer serves as an on-site point of contact for researchers who are considering applying to the DFG for funding. The officer’s duties are mainly to provide information on the different funding opportunities offered by the DFG, the proposal process, especially for those who are applying for the first time
other matters that may arise, for example questions that come up during the proposal process or following a funding decision. The HHU liaison officer is once a year part of the HeRA-Lunch Sessions.

DFG Liaison officer at HHU is Prof. Dr. Stefan Egelhaaf, Dep. Exp. Physics.


Research funding at HHU and specific to NRW
Stipend databases
Research and research funding organizations in Germany
EU research funding - Supporting organizations
International Research Organizations

Additional articles and information on research funding

nature blog article - Applying for funding
nature blog article - What to do when your grant is rejected
nature blog article - Three ways to turn the page after your first paper rejection

The brochure "Funding your research in Germany" provides a comprehensive overview of grants, fellowships and awards available for international PhD students and researchers in Germany and in the European Union.

The pdf of the brochure can be downloaded from the information portal Research in Germany .


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