Funding for Professors and Senior Researchers

Here you can find an overview of funding options for professors and senior researchers. The research support team will be happy to provide you with advice and practical assistance on the various funding options. You can find useful texts and materials for your proposal in Materials and documents. Please contact us well in advance for proposals which have to be submitted via the university's head office.

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Funding for "new" professors

  • Volkswagen-Stiftung Momentum: www.volkswagenstiftung.de/en/funding/our-funding-portfolio-at-a-glance/momentum-funding-for-recently-tenured-professors
  • Alfried-Krupp Förderpreis für junge Hochschullehrer in den Naturwissenschaften: www.krupp-stiftung.de/alfried-krupp-foerderpreis-fuer-junge-hochschullehrer/ (in German only)

Funding for research projects

Conferences, Workshops und Summer Schools

Funding for Research stays abroad

Funding for Researchers who want to come to the University of Tübingen

For current calls see our Research Funding News