How can I find out if my topic is eligible?

Please refer to the program descriptions, eligibility criteria and application procedures at Scroll down the page and click on the participating Excellence Projects and Focus Areas. Regarding the topic of your proposal, it is your responsibility to write a project proposal that fits in with the one of the listed Excellence Projects and Focus Areas. Once you have a specific idea, it is possible to contact the Excellence Project or Focus Area to discuss how well it would fit.

For applications to the Dahlem Humanities Center please refer to