Excellence Initiative

Call for proposals


With this program the Graduate Academy of the University of Tübingen intends to support the improvement of training for junior researchers, to promote interdisciplinary and international networking between doctoral students, and to raise the level of interest in organising events that are aimed at developing and promoting the exchange of methods and results.

Target Group:

Eligible to apply are doctoral students at the University of Tübingen (members of the University).


Please note


For the realization of each event funding for travel costs/accommodation of the guests, catering and funds for student/academic assistants can be applied for. When applying please follow the instructions and guidelines.

Funding period

The event should take place within a year after the application.

Submission deadlines:

15.10. / 15.04. every year

The University’s Research Commission will evaluate applications in consideration of the abovementioned criteria.


Please follow the instructions and guidelines.

Applications must be submitted via our online portal.


If you have any questions please contact

Ms. Angelina Linnemann
Tel: 07071 -29 76456
Email: zukunftskonzept[at]uni-tuebingen.de