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FRIAS Project Groups

The call for applications for FRIAS project groups in the academic year 2022/23 is open!

The programme is addressed to researchers at the University of Freiburg. A project group may include multiple fields. This funding format is intended to promote research collaborations at an early stage and is characterized by a common research subject or a unifying problem.

The project group receives funding for scientific events, travel expenses and invitations of guest scientists, activities for junior scientists etc. FRIAS supports the work of the project group administratively. Fellowships for the applicants are not included in this funding programme. The members of the project group, however, are invited to participate actively in the scientific and social activities at FRIAS.

This funding programme is intended to further strengthen the disciplines at the university and advance greater visibility internationally.


Who: Teams of three to six researchers, thereof, as a rule, at least two full-time professors of the University of Freiburg

Disciplines: Open to all disciplines

Period of funding: The funding phase extends over a period of 12 to 15 months.

Scope of   funding: 15.000 € plus comprehensive administrative support

How and when to apply: Application details (in German)


Current Project Groups

Project Groups 2022/23

Former Project Groups

Project group 2019/20

Project Group 2018/19

Project Groups 2017/18

Project Groups 2016/17

Project Groups 2015/16