FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

The following 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.

ELAN (DFG User Account)

Questions about Proposal Preparation and Proposal Submission

Questions and information from certain scientific disciplines

Review, Assessment and Decision

After the Decision/Current projects

Individual Grants Programmes

Coordinated Programmes

Special Funding Initiatives 

Research Infrastructure


Principles and Framework Conditions

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