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Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany Spokesperson role passed on to the Leopoldina

(11.01.23) The role of spokesperson of the Alliance of Science Organisations has changed: the DFG passed it on to the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina as of 1 January 2023. The Alliance regularly issues statements on important issues of science policy. 

DFG announces Clusters of Excellence

This marks the beginning of a multi-stage competition, with the funding decisions to be made in May 2025. Interner Linkmore

New Research Units                                       

The Joint Commitee decided to fund the new Research Units with approximately €46,6 million. Interner Linkmore

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prizes 2023

The prize was awarded to four female and six male researchers. The winners each receive €2.5 million in prize money. Interner Linkmore

Individual Grants Programmes

Step by step through the DFG grant process: In our How-to-guide you find clearly information on individual funding, a programme comparison, a checklist, helpful tips and pointers. Interner Linkmore

New Year's speech by the DFG President

In her speech at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Professor Dr. Katja Becker addressed "The Role of Science and the Humanities in Tackling Crises". Link auf PDF-Dateimore

Impacts of Covid 19

All updates and information for and about funded research projects related to the coronavirus pandemic: For applicants, reviewers, committee members and interested. Interner Linkmore

Russian Attack on Ukraine

Here you can find all DFG publications on the impact on funding activities as well as on offers of support for refugees. Interner Linkmore

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