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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

€101 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR INITIAL FOUR-YEAR PERIODDFG to Fund Ten New Collaborative Research Centres

(25.11.19) The DFG is establishing ten new Collaborative Research Centres to further support top-level research in German universities. The new CRCs will receive a total of approximately €101 million in funding for an initial four-year period starting on 1 January 2020. 15 CRCs will be extended by an additional funding period. From January 2020, the DFG will be funding a total of 275 CRCs. Interner Linkmore

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Research Units€32 Million for First Funding Period

The DFG is establishing eight Research Units, one Clinical Research Unit and one Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences. This decision was made by the DFG’s Joint Committee. Interner Linkmore

Artificial IntelligenceDFG Announces Strategic Funding Initiative

The DFG has launched a strategic initiative in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). 
Projects from all areas of AI research are to be financed in various funding programmes in the coming years as part of the initiative. 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