University of Konstanz offers 5-year Research Fellowships to promote researchers with significant work experience at the postdoctoral level keen on having a career in academia

  • Co-Funding
  • Mentorship
  • Senior Fellowships
  • Scientific Retreat
  • Funding for Cooperative Initiatives
  • Funding for Particular Career Stages
  • Non-monetary Support

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must hold PhD degree
  • Applicants must not hold a permanent position as full professor.
  • Applicants with their own position funded by another program, which can be transferred to Konstanz, are also eligible
  • Applicants must propose a research project that ties in with a discipline represented at the University of Konstanz
  • Applicants must have already secured a research grant of at least 50,000 Euros or an equivalent amount of funding to be used for their research while at the Zukunftskolleg.
  • Applicants with pending grant applications are eligible to apply for a Fellowship.


  • Applications to be submitted via online application portal. The following documents are required to submit with the application:
  • Application form
  • Motivation Letter (1 page max)
  • Project Outline (5 pages max)
  • CV
  • Copies of all relevant degree certificates
  • Writing Sample (30 pages max)
  • 2 letters of reference
————–Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Konstanz
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Germany
Subject areas All disciplines
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 15 October 2020

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