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PRESS CONFERENCE ON CAMPAIGN LAUNCH AND NEW YEAR RECEPTIONNew Year Begins with a Focus on DFG2020

(13.01.20) At the DFG's traditional New Year’s reception at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Prof. Dr. Katja Becker addressed approximately 400 guests from academia, industry and society, for the first time in her new role as President of the DFG. One topic that featured in her speech was the DFG2020 – Because Research Matters campaign, which she officially launched at a press conference. Interner Linkmore

APPROXIMATELY €27 million for FIRST funding periodSeven New Research Units,
One New Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences

(06.12.19) The DFG is establishing seven Research Units and one Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences. This decision was made by the DFG’s Joint Committee at the recommendation of the Senate in Bonn. The new research collaborations will receive a total of approximately €27 million including a 22 percent programme allowance for indirect project costs. Interner Linkmore

GERMANY’S MOST IMPORTANT RESEARCH FUNDING PRIZEGottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prizes 2020

(05.12.19) The latest recipients of Germany's most prestigious research funding prize have been announced. In Bonn today, the Joint Committee of the DFG decided to award the 2020 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize to ten researchers. Each will receive prize money of €2.5 million. The awards ceremony will be held on 16 March 2020 in Berlin. Interner Linkmore

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Academic and Social IntegrationRefugee Scientists and Academics

Since December 2015, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) has been offering funding options for academic researchers who have fled their home countries.  
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Science Africa WorkshopSex, Gender and Diversity Dimensions in Infectiology

The DFG will host a workshop, following up from its existing Africa Initiative on infectiology and the recent decision by the Joint Committee to integrate gender and diversity dimensions in the proposal preparation guidelines. Interner Linkmore

Research Training Groups€72 Million for First Funding Period

The DFG is establishing new Research Training Groups. This was decided by the responsible Grants Committee in Bonn. In the initial funding period, the new RTGs will receive a total of around €72 million.
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FAQs on submitting proposals to funding programmes

The FAQs were compiled to assist prospective applicants in submitting proposals to the DFG. They provide information on various DFG funding programmes and serve to complement existing guidelines and instructions. Interner Linkmore