Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship

 

Fellowship for Research Abroad, hosted by alumni of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation; worldwide; open to all disciplines

Funding Organization Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung
Term 6 – 24 months for postdocs (up to 4 years after completing the doctorate) or 6 – 18 months for experienced researchers (4 – 12 years after completing the doctorate)
Scope of aid provided Fellowship to cover living expenses; monthly payment of € 103 for costs of materials; host institution participation is expected (1/3 of total fellowship amount, but many countries are exempt from this rule)
Prerequisites
  • Doctorate was earned a maximum of 4 (postdoc) or 12 (experienced researchers) years ago
  • Hosted by an AvH alumnus
  • German citizenship or Germany as center of candidate’s work and life since at least five years
Application deadline Ongoing; selection meetings in February, June, and October; processing time: 3 – 6 months