Do you already fulfil all the requirements for a tenured professorship but have not yet been appointed to a chair? Then apply to the Heisenberg Programme of the German Research Foundation. It supports the step towards the first permanent professorship. Applications for funding can be submitted at any time.
Requirements for applicants include the following:
Funding is normally provided for a period of five years. There are four possible funding routes:
Once the applicant has been accepted to the Heisenberg Programme, s/he can select between the four funding types or combine them during the five-year funding period.
Applications can be submitted at any time.
The terms and conditions of application can be found here:
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