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Einstein BIH Visiting Fellows in cooperation with Einstein Foundation Berlin

  • Top-level scientists who remain employed by their home institutions abroad but simultaneously establish a working group in Berlin and are regularly available there
  • Funding for an international collaboration and a scientific idea with long-term potential
  • Up to 450,000 euro for three years to implement the working group and integrate the fellow (continuation for further two years plus follow-up funding is possible)
  • New option: Fellows can also be hosted by experienced postdocs of BIH, Charité, and MDC
More information about the funding program

Humboldt Research Fellows at BIH in cooperation with Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

  • Younger or established exceptionally qualified early career scientists from abroad (or already having been in Germany for a maximum of six months) who wish to work on a life science research project in Berlin
  • Option for experienced scientists (4 to 12 years after having completed a PhD): 3,150 euro a month for 6 to 18 months (can be split up) or
  • Option for postdoctoral scientists (up to 4 years after having completed a PhD): 2,650 euro a month for 6 to 24 months
  • Several additional benefits
  • Significantly better prospects for the promotion of positively reviewed applications than with the subject and institution independent Humboldt Research Fellowships
More information about the funding program
Your initiative as a host at BIH, Charité, and MDC is called upon for the submission of an application. Please hand in your respective applications together with the prospective fellows by January 15, 2018 at the latest.