Through its Walter Benjamin Programme, the DFG gives postdoctoral researchers the opportunity to launch their scientific careers by embarking on their own research project at a location of their choice in Germany or abroad. The programme thus promotes particularly qualified researchers in all disciplines who are in the early stage of their postdoc career after their PhD and wish to develop their own research profile.
Requirements for applicants include the following:
The main benefits are as follows:
Applications can be submitted at any time.
The terms and conditions of application can be found here: