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Privacy Policy

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) takes the protection of your personal data and its confidential treatment extremely seriously. Therefore, we wish to inform you below about the processing of your personal data by the DFG and the rights to which you are entitled.

The data protection notices explain what data we collect when you use our services and how exactly it is used. These have been drawn up in relation to specific types of use. Therefore, multiple data protection notices may apply to you in the individual case:

Research Funding

Data Protection Notice for the DFG Website. Interner Linkmore

DFG Website

Data Protection Notice for the DFG Website. Interner Linkmore


Data Protection Notice for Reviewers. Interner Linkmore

Committee Members                          

Data protection notice for the participants of the DFG Review Board Election. Interner Linkmore

Participants of the DFG Review Board Election

Data Protection Notice for Applicants. Interner Linkmore

Procurement procedures / business partners

Data Protection Notice for procu-
rement procedures and business partners of the DFG. Interner Linkmore


Data Protection Notice for Applicants. Interner Linkmore

Research Integrity Inci-dent Reporting System   

Data protection notice for the DFG Research Integrity Incident Reporting System. Interner Linkmore

DFG events                                    

Data Protection Notice for (virtual) DFG events. Interner Linkmore

Online meetings                                  

Data Protection Notice for online meetings and video conferences of the DFG. Interner Linkmore

Sexual Harassment DFG’s Funding Activities

DFG Data Protection Notice - Reports of Sexual Harassment Relating to the DFG’s Funding Activities. Interner Linkmore

Please consult the data protection notices which apply to you at regular intervals. These will be updated in case of changes to the processing procedures. All data protection notices can be accessed, saved or printed out at any time via the points above.

Should you have any queries, please contact: