PRIME - Information for Applicants

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PRIME is a highly competitive funding program for postdocs who plan their professional career in Germany. Applicants with above-average qualifications from all faculties may apply. They must have completed their doctorate with excellent results before the start of funding.
There are no restrictions regarding nationality and current residency. However, depending on nationality and place of residence, restrictions may apply when choosing the destination country for the stay abroad. 

The application form is available in the application portal. To get to the portal please click on Stipendiendatenbank für Deutsche, fill in "Fachrichtung" (subject of your research), "Zielland" (country of the period abroad) and "Programme für: Promovierte", and select the programme.
Please mind the instructions on registering on the portal, choose English as portal language, activate, if necessary, the compatibility view of your browser and choose English as browser language. After registration in the portal, please click on the tab "personal funding".

Please note that complete applications must be submitted on time to be considered. Give your potential host and prospective host university enough time to issue an invitation and to complete form 1 (see below "Attachments...").

Information for applicants/FAQ


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