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Funding Opportunities

With a range of services encompassing everything from the initial idea for a research project to the finished proposal, we aim to create freedom for research and enhance the visibility and attractiveness of Freiburg as a center for science and research.

The departments of Freiburg Research Services available to support you in these matters are the Science Support Centre and the EU Office.

Freiburg Funding Portal

The Freiburg Funding Portal provides an efficient means of searching for funding opportunities for your research projects online. The database includes around 1300 current funding programs from national and international organizations as well as calls for proposals from the university.

University of Freiburg Funding Programs

The University of Freiburg provides funding to help postdoctoral researchers implement new research ideas and issues calls for proposals for initial funding twice a year for this purpose. The Science Support Centre coordinates the application and selection procedures and advises applicants:

The Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) offers a variety of research funding formats:

  • Research Foci
  • FRIAS Fellowships
  • Joint Research Groups Freiburg/Strasbourg
  • Marie S. Curie FRIAS COFUND Fellowship Program
  • EURIAS Fellowships (incoming)
  • FRIAS Project Groups


Special State Funding Programs

The State of Baden-Württemberg offers several funding programs for postdoctoral researchers. Freiburg Research Services coordinates the application procedure for University of Freiburg applicants and advises those interested in applying for the programs: