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External Funding

Apart from HIGRADE funding there are of course many external funding opportunities. The Department of Scientific and Administrative Project Supervision (WAP) actively supports all UFZ staff in seeking external funding. A list with funding options open to UFZ is available in the UFZ Intranet .


DAAD scholarships for conferences

DAAD: other scholarships Joachim Herz Stiftung

GEO scholarship (stay abroad)

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (biomedical lab work)

FAZIT Stiftung (stay abroad)

Bayer Foundations Fellowshop Program


Financial Support for your Open Access publications - affiliation to Leipzig University required

If you are looking for opportunities to go abroad during your PhD, please also contact the International Office of your university for exchange programmes and funding!

Crowdfund your research