German Research Foundation Emmy Noether Programme 2018, Germany



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Emmy Noether Programme 2018-2024

The Emmy Noether Programme gives exceptionally qualified early career researchers the chance to qualify for the post of professor at a university by leading an independent junior research group for a period of six years.

The programme is open to postdocs and junior professors with temporary contracts who are at an early stage in their research careers.

Information about the Programme

  • To give outstanding researchers the opportunity to satisfy the prerequisites for appointment as a university professor by leading an independent junior research group and performing relevant teaching duties
  • To attract outstanding early career researchers (back) to Germany from abroad

Eligibility Requirements

Early career researchers in all disciplines, normally up to 4 years after completion of the doctorate
  • Normally at least two years of postdoctoral experience
  • Substantial international research experience
  • Applicants from abroad are expected to continue their research careers in Germany after the funding comes to an end.
  • A written letter of intent must be attached to the proposal.
  • The programme is not open to those who have already satisfied the requirements for a professorship, in particular those who have completed or are about to embark on the habilitation process, as in these cases the objective has already been achieved.
  • An individual is not eligible if they are in receipt of a type of funding similar to the ENP for an independent (junior) research group from a national research institution or an international institution located in Germany.
Proposal Requirements
  • Excellent research project
Application Requirements
  • Assessed on the basis of previous research work, ambitious publications in internationally respected journals or a comparable format
Funding Duration
6 years
Time to Decision
Approx. 6 months
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Eligible Countries
Host Country
Study Levels
Publish Date
January 15, 2018
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