Applicants that fulfill the following criteria are eligible
- hold a doctoral degree
(the dissertation must be submitted and proof must be available by the application deadline)
- completed their doctoral degree no longer than four years prior to the deadline (the date on the doctoral certificate applies). For applicants with children, one year per child will be added to the permitted duration.
- have at least six months' international research experience, three months of which must be an uninterrupted stay
- have submitted a project plan based on the research fields/ key topics of the participating host research projects of Freie Universität Berlin (listed here).