We invite you to apply for our Research Opportunities Week and experience life at Technische Universität München (TUM) – up close and personal. Twice a year, we select 50 early career scientists from around the world to take part in this unique program – which we fund in full. We then offer the mostpromising talents a TUM University Foundation Fellowship to carry out research as postdocs at TUM.
Postdoc Mobility Travel Grant
Experience research at Technische Universität München (TUM) up close and personal during ourResearch Opportunities Week (Oct. 26-30, 2015). You will have the chance to meet exceptional academics, explore the research facilities at TUM, and talk to experts in your field. Twice a year we select 50 postdocs from around the world to take part in this unique program which we finance in full through the Postdoc Mobility Travel Grant. We then offer the most promising talents a TUM University Foundation Fellowship to carry out research at TUM.
The application period for the upcoming Research Opportunities Week is open through to April 30, 2015 11:59 PM (CET).
You may apply for a fully financed travel grant if you:
- have completed a PhD in one of the research fields listed on TUM Faculties, TUM Clusters of Excellence, TUM Integrative Research Centers, or TUM International School of Science and Engineering within the last 3 years (counting from the month of the Research Opportunities Week) at an institution other than TUM (i.e. if you have done your PhD at TUM, you are not eligible to apply)
- have submitted your PhD thesis at an institution other than TUM (for your application you will need a certificate proving this)
- are going to submit your PhD thesis within the next 12 months (for your application you will need a statement from your supervisor confirming this)
- are not currently living in Germany (applicants of German nationality or those who have previously lived in Germany are still welcome to apply, provided that they are applying from abroad)
Additionally, you will be asked to list at least one TUM professor with whom you would be interested in meeting in order to discuss a potential project. Please note that if you do not provide the name of at least one TUM professor, your application will not be considered. You can use the following websites to help you find professors who fit your research profile: TUM Faculties, TUM Clusters of Excellence, TUM Integrative Research Centers, TUM International School of Science and Engineering, or TUM Professors. Please note that you do not need to inform the TUM professor that you are listing them in your application
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