Grube Messel

Virtual travels, funding options and more

Join us on a virtual journey throughout Germany: travel back about 48 million years at world-famous fossil site Messel Pit or discover research projects as well as cultural treasures in Germany of today. Besides, we present our updated guide „Research careers in Germany“ and some current calls.

Newsletter: February 2021


Discover our first Spotlight! In this new section of our website we will be informing you about bioeconomy in Germany in the course of the next months. Keep in touch so you do not miss any of our weekly added content!

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Doctoral scholarships from the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung

Through its international doctoral scholarships, the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung supports young international researchers wishing to undertake a PhD or spend a period of time researching in Germany. The next closing date for applications is 1 April 2021.

Freigeist Fellowship

'Freigeist' Fellowships from the Volkswagen Foundation

The Volkswagen Foundation provides young researchers in all disciplines and of all nationalities with funding of up to 1.8 million euros. The next closing date for applications is 1 April 2021.