Professional Exchange and Networking

Participation in Academic Online Events

As part of the "Argelander Program for Early-Career Researchers – Reaching for the Stars", the University of Bonn supports the participation of postdocs in academic online events. The overall aim of this funding line is to support the university’s postdoctoral researchers in the development of their academic careers and international scientific networks.

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You can submit your application anytime. A review takes place on a quarterly basis at the following dates:

March 01, June 01, September 01 and December 01.

Funding Conditions

  • Subsidy to the participation fees for academic online events (e.g. workshops, seminars, conferences).

Non-academic online events are not eligible for funding. The University of Bonn offers a non-academic qualification program PostDoc Plus, open to all postdocs at the university.

To apply for funding you must be a postdoc at the University of Bonn. Members of the Faculty of Medicine are not eligible for this funding line.

  • Relevance for network and/or academic career development of the applicant,
  • Academic CV of the applicant,
  • Active participation of the applicant in the event, adequate to its format.

The applications are reviewed by an interdisciplinary selection committee consisting of representatives from all participating faculties and chaired by Prof. Dr. Andreas Zimmer, Prorector for Research and Young Scientists.

Please submit your application by using the electronic form accessible via the link below.

The following documents should be attached to the application:

  • Proof of participation fees (bill, screenshot)
  • Academic CV, incl. publications
  • Employment contract or scholarship with the University of Bonn

You can submit your application anytime. A review takes place on a quarterly basis at the following dates: March 1, June 1, September 1, December 1.


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