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FRIAS Calls for Applications with a total volume of up to 1.2 million Euro

For the academic year 2016/17, FRIAS offers fellowships, project groups and junior researcher conferences for researchers from Freiburg and abroad within the framework of 5 different programs. Outstanding early-stage researchers and established professors from the University of Freiburg and abroad are invited to apply. With its funding formats FRIAS supports top-level research at the University of Freiburg.
Call for Applications for external researchers (Marie S. Curie FRIAS COFUND Fellowship Programme - FCFP; total volume: up to 800.000 €; deadline: September 30, 2015 - application is closed)
  • For external fellows, FRIAS offers the possibility of a Marie S. Curie FRIAS COFUND Fellowship. There are two types of Fellowships: Junior Fellowships for early-stage academics (minimum requirement: doctorate; duration of stay: 12 months, up to 24 months in the natural sciences) and Senior Fellowships for established academics (duration of stay: 3–12 months). Outstanding senior and junior researchers from all disciplines and nationalities can apply for a FCFP-Fellowship. 25 Fellowships will be awarded, co-financed by the European Union’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND-Programme and the State of Baden-Württemberg. The programme has a funding level of up to 800.000 €.
    Further information on the application procedure can be found here. The Call for Applications can be found here. The deadline for applications was September 30, 2015, the application is closed.

 

Calls for Applications for established and early stage researchers from Freiburg (total volume: up to 400.000 €; deadline: October 31, 2015)

  • For fulltime professors from the University of Freiburg, FRIAS offers Internal Senior Fellowships for 5 or 10 months between October 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017. Since the next FRIAS Research Focus focusses on chemical epigenetics, thus strengthening the natural sciences, FRIAS now explicitly offers Internal Senior Fellowships for professors from the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences (including law studies, economics and behavioral studies). A teaching substitution for one or two semesters is financed by FRIAS with up to 30.000 €. Additionally, Fellows are provided with 300 € per months for material cost. The programme has a funding level of up to 140.000 €.
    Further information on the application process can be found here. The Call for Applications can be found here. The deadline for applications is October 31, 2015.

 

  • For early stage researchers from the University of Freiburg, FRIAS offers up to five Junior Fellowships for a period of 10 months from October 2016 until July 31, 2017. The fellowships comprise of an exemption from teaching responsibilities and is financed by FRIAS with up to 16.000 €. The teaching substitution of junior professors is financed with 20.000 €. Additionally, Internal Junior Fellows are provided with 5.000 € for material cost. The programme has a funding level of up to 120.000 €. The application must be made in agreement with the applicants supervisor.
    Further information on the application process can be found here. The Call for Applications can be found here. The deadline for applications is October 31, 2015.

 

  • Another format for early stage researchers from the University of Freiburg are the junior researcher conferences, which can take place between September 2016 and April 2017. Up to five conferences can be supported. The call for applications is addressed to junior researchers from the University of Freiburg (doctoral candidates, postdocs, mid-level faculty members on temporary posts, junior professors) from all disciplines. The group of applicants should consist of up to five junior researchers, two of which should be employed at the University of Freiburg. The programme has a funding level of up to 40.000 €.
    Successful applicants can hold their conference at FRIAS and are provided with up to 8.000 €. FRIAS also supports them with the organization of the conference.
    Further information on the application process can be found here. The Call for Applications can be found here. The deadline for applications is October 31, 2015.

 

  • Lastly, FRIAS also supports up to three project groups from a research field at the University of Freiburg. This funding format allows for a professional cooperation at an early stage of research. The programme has a funding level of up to 60.000 €.
    The funding period ranges from 12 to 15 months between October 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017. Teams of 3-6 researchers (of which at least two members should be fulltime professors at the University of Freiburg), are invited to apply. Each project group is provided with 20.000 € and organizational support by FRIAS.
    Further information on the application process can be found here. The Call for Applications can be found here. The deadline for applications is October 31, 2015.