Financial Support in accordance with the DFG stipend rates

Monthly base amount according to age group

  • Up to 30 Years 1,365 €
  • 31 – 34 Years 1,416 €
  • 35 – 38 Years 1,467 €

Monthly research and travel contribution: 103 €

Monthly child allowance

  • For the first child: 400 €
  • For each additional child: 100 €

Professional Development

HONORS Fellows are entitled to take part in the DRS Professional Development Program and attend courses in the areas Academic Performance, Management Competencies und Career Development, as appropriate for their career phase.

In addition, the DRS have developed courses and workshops that are tailor-made to the needs of postdoctoral fellows and the aims of the DRS Postdoc Fellowship Program.


Each fellow will have a scientific advisor who will provide subject-specific advice during regular meetings and support their professional development through integration into department/ institute courses and activities.