The Department of Political and Social Sciences has established three funds, an academic training funds, a mobility funds as well as a research pool and invites the department´s young researchers to apply for funding.
In addition to that external institutions provide us with information on their announcements of funds, colloquia, grants or vacancies they wish to share with our young scientists.
On this web page we would like to share current information on any announcement that has been brought to our attention with you.
Academic Training Funds of the Department (German/English)
This funds is aimed at
all doctoral students of our department (regardless of their employment) as well as
the junior researcher who are employed as Post-Docs with the defined goal Habilitation
who need a specific academic training in order to realize their doctoral or post-doctoral project.
Mobility Funds of the Department (German)
The department wishes to enable the budget-financed members of its young academic staff to present their papers to the audience of an international congress or conference and to ease their access to the international science community with the aid of this funds.
Research Pool of the Department (German)
Both the young researchers and the full professors of the department are invited to apply for start up financing for research initiatives, provided they are interdisciplinary and involve researchers belonging to more than one of the department´s institutes (End of current application period: February 22nd,2019).
With this Prize, the Körber Foundation aims to encourage young scientists to confidently represent the social value of their research and bring it into the public debate. Prizes are awarded for theses worth 5000€ or 25000€ (preclusive time limit: March 1st, 2019).
Doctoral Programme of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (German only)
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung has founded a programme on history, change and perspectives of social democracy and calls for application for doctoral grants (preclusive time limit: April 10th, 2019).
Joint Programme of ANR and DFG (German only)
The Agence Nationale de la Recherche and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft have established a joint programme for the support of integrated French-German research projects and call for applications (preclusive time limit: March 15th, 2019).