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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. Or visit the open hour of the Bonn Graduate Center: each Wednesday, 2-5 p.m. Please register for the open hour via E-Mail or phone (73-60186).


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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