Overview of funding programs
Internal funding programs
Discover the Faculty’s internal funding programs for post-docs!
ELAN project funding
ELAN / IZKF first-time applicant program
IZKF supports young researchers (max. 35 years) who have never submitted an application to an external funding agency. Awardees receive up to 15,000 EUR for a duration of up to 30 months (extension of up to 6 months is possible) to fund equipment and material costs as well as costs for technical staff or Ph.D. students.
Clinician scientists can apply for protected research time via rotation positions.
IZKF project funding
Scientists of all ages can apply for project funding within IZKF. Projects should be related to the main research areas of the Faculty. Projects typically last up to 30 months (a 6 months extension is possible). The award includes one Ph.D. position, one position for technical staff and 20,000 EUR for materials and equipment cost per year. In addition, awardees gain access to other specialized funding programs of IZKF.
Johannes and Frieda Marohn Foundation
Johannes and Frieda Marohn Foundation provides about 30,000 EUR per year for new projects, including topics and persons not eligible under ELAN or IZKF. Applications can be submitted anytime.
Further foundations and funding bodies
External funding agencies include German Research Foundation (DFG), Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), the European Union and various foundations.
Open calls for proposals
The Dean’s Office regularly publishes new calls at www.blogs.fau.de/medfak.