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TU internal research funding


The TU Berlin offers a broad range of internal funding opportunities to their researchers. For this purpose budget funds are used to promote research. The possibilities of funding are geared towards the needs of researchers and the wider goals of the TU Berlin.

You will find a complete overview of all TU internal funding opportunities on the  website of the Research Services of TU Berlin. Following overview just shows the possibilities for PostDocs.

Funding for PostDocs

The goal of the instrument is to support excellent early-stage researchers after the completion of their doctorate in their next career step and to give them an opportunity to plan and to maintain their scientific career at TU Berlin. The aim of this instrument is to strengthen researchers’ sci-entific reputations and to promote experience in managing a group and the corresponding budget.

Support is provided for proposals to acquire a leadership position in a junior research group hosted at TU Berlin (financed by e.g. DFG, BMBF, etc.) and applying for a temporary position through DFG (“Eigene Stelle”) or the Volkswagen Foundation (“Freigeist”).

Eligible applicants
Excellent postdocs with current/future affiliation to a TU Berlin Chair seeking to independently submit a project proposal. The instrument is aimed at both internal, as well as external excellent postdocs.

Scope of financial support
A full-time TV-L EG 13/14 position is generally granted for a period of 12 months. The support period is determined on the basis of the complexity of the proposal and the previous experience of the applicant.

Application process
Up to 3 postdoc positions are funded each year. Tenders are published once annually on the website of the Research Services of TU Berlin.

Please follow the guidelines to apply for internal research funding from TU Berlin!


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