The DFG has identified the education and advancement of young scientists and academics as one of its priority tasks.
Outstanding science and research need creative people and innovative ideas. This is why the DFG's funding programmes place particular emphasis on supporting young researchers. Flexible funding instruments are tailored to meet the specific needs of young scientists and academics, thereby enabling them to pursue their research careers.
Early career academics
Additional information on promoting young researchers
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