Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (P.R.I.M.E.)

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Who can apply?

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • PhD completed before the start of funding
  • free choice of country for the research phase abroad, providing that the candidate did not spend a total of more than twelve months there in the previous three years
  • agreement of host institutions in Germany and abroad
  • confirmation from the German host that it is willing to employ the postdoctoral researcher for the entire funding period if funding is approved

What form does funding take?

  • total funding period of 18 months
  • twelve months spent abroad
  • six months spent in Germany
  • basic salary and international allowance, plus travel allowance for the researcher, spouse/partner and children
  • invitation to attend an orientation seminar before programme begins

When is the closing date for applications?

The closing date for applications is 15 May 2017. Funding begins on 1 January 2018.

Terms and conditions of application

The terms and conditions of application can be found here:> Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience

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