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Individual Grants Programmes - A How-To Guide

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

Subject Area Structure and Interdisciplinarity         

How the DFG ensures that projects with any type of discipline-specific and/or interdisciplinary alignment are eligible to receive DFG funding. Interner Linkmore

Ongoing Calls for Proposals

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Organisational Chart

The Head Office of the DFG employs 850 members of staff and is based in Bonn. It has an office in Berlin plus foreign offices in India, Japan, Latin America, North America and Russia.

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

Good Scientific          Practice

How self-monitoring in the scientific and academic community counters misconduct. Interner Linkmore

Promoting Equal Opportunity

How the DFG works to support gender equality in science and academia. Interner Linkmore

Diversity Dimensions in Research

Why sex, gender and diversity can be relevant in research projects. Interner Linkmore

Diversity in the Research System

Excellent research requires diversity and originality, objectives fostered by the DFG. Interner Linkmore

Open Access                          

How the DFG supports open access to scientific literature and other materials. Interner Linkmore

Security-Relevant Research

Scientific research needs freedom, and freedom entails responsibility. Interner Linkmore

Digital Turn in the Sciences and Humanities

The DFG actively monitors and supports change processes in research practice. Interner Linkmore

Handling of Research Data

Research data are an essential basis for scientific work.
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Research Integrity

Portal for good research practice for information and participation. Externer Linkmore

National Research Data Infrastructure

In setting up and funding the NFDI, the DFG is responsible for selecting and evaluating the consortia. 
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Excellence Strategy                

The aim is to strengthen Germany as an outstanding place for research and to improve its interna-
tional competitiveness. Interner Linkmore

Research Careers                   

The DFG has identified the education and advancement of young scientists and academics as one of its priority tasks. Interner Linkmore