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Postdoc Financing Guide



From right after getting a PhD to being appointed professor: Support options for postdocs are plentiful and often tailored towards their position on the career ladder. This is why it is a good idea to take a closer look. In addition to support for research projects, short- or medium-term visits abroad are supported by research support organizations.









Funding types


Individual Funding Advisory

The Funding Advisory Unit as well as the Bonn Graduate Center offer individual advisory regarding all aspects of postdoctoral funding.

Please make an appointment with your contact person at the Funding Advisory Unit. The offered consultation hours are currently restricted. Please arrange a meeting for individual consulting by emailing or calling us ahead of time.


Research funding databases (with search alternatives in English)

  • EURAXESS: Job and scholarship database of the European Commission

  • KISSWIN: Funding database for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers

  •  Find a Postdoc: Database on postdoctoral positions worldwide



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