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Time and space for research: Call for Applications for FRIAS Fellowships and funding programmes 2018/19

Concentration on your own research project, curiosity-driven search for new knowledge and exchange with international colleagues from different disciplines: the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) enables free space for research.

Time and space for research: Call for Applications for FRIAS Fellowships and funding programmes 2018/19


The institute offers a stimulating working environment, comprehensive support for research projects, networking possibilities with international researchers and access to the excellent infrastructure of the University of Freiburg. It unites under its roof the humanities and social sciences, medicine, the natural and life sciences, and engineering and actively promotes exchanges between the different academic disciplines.

For the academic year 2018/19, FRIAS offers fellowships, project groups and junior researcher conferences within the framework of four different programmes. Outstanding early-stage researchers and established professors from the University of Freiburg are invited to apply.

The four programmes in detail:

FRIAS will award up to four Senior Fellowships for full-time professors from the University of Freiburg for a period of 10 months from October 1, 2018 till July 31, 2019. The fellowship provides a 50 percent exemption of teaching responsibilities and is financed by FRIAS with up to 24.000 €. The fellows will also be provided with 3.000 € for project activities (e.g. consumables, workshops, travel). The exemption from teaching responsibilities can be combined in one semester. Together with a sabbatical, the fellowship enables a complete academic year without teaching responsibilities.
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, 2017.

For early stage researchers from the University of Freiburg, FRIAS offers up to five Junior Fellowships for a period of 10 months from October 2018 until July 31, 2019. The fellowships comprise of an exemption from teaching responsibilities and is financed by FRIAS with up to 16.000 €. The teaching replacement of junior professors will be realized under slightly deviating conditions. Additionally, Internal Junior Fellows are provided with 5.000 € for project activities (e.g. consumables, workshops, travel). The application must have the support of 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, 2017.

Another format for early stage researchers from the University of Freiburg are the Junior Researcher Conferences, which can take place between September 2018 and April 2019. 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 must be employed at the University of Freiburg.
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, 2017.

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, 2018 and December 31, 2019. 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, 2017.

  

  

  

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