Impulses for knowledge

  • Where can I find general information about the program?
    Information about applying for a scholarship and about the program in general can be found under Young Academics →Postdoctoral Scholarships.

  • When is the registration deadline?
    The deadline for submitting applications is October 1st, 2019. Please note that all of your application materials, including your two references, must be submitted by this date. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered.

  • Which file formats can I upload?
    Please convert all of your files to PDF format before uploading them. The required documents are listed under the application materials.

  • How should letters of recommendation be submitted?
    Please enter the email address of the individuals providing your letters of recommendation in the online registration system. Once you have provided us with their email addresses, your references will receive an email with a link containing the recommendation form as well as an upload key so that your privacy can be maintained.

    If you have not received an email from us containing a link with an upload key, and you have already confirmed that the message it is not in your SPAM folder, please contact the applicant to ensure that your email has been correctly entered in our system. The upload key can only be used once. If you have problems uploading your recommendation, please contact us at

  • Who can I contact if I still have questions?

    General Information:
    Susanne Hallenberger
    Tel +49 6203-1092-0

    Technical Issues:
    Heiko Engel

Welcome to the Online Application Portal for the Postdoctoral Scholarships 2020.

The application period ends on Oct. 1st, 2019, 24:00h.

Please enter your user name and password to log in and edit your application.