Add-on Fellowships: Call for Applications

We support up to 100 researchers in their interdisciplinary research. Apply by June 4.

Dr. Wiebke Wiebke Szymczak arbeitet als Postdoktorandin an der Universität Hamburg und forscht zu nachhaltigen Investitionsentscheidungen und Institutionenökonomie.

This year, we are awarding a total of 100 fellowships to scientists working on innovative research approaches in economics and natural sciences.

The application deadline for the Add-on Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Economics and Interdisciplinary Business and for the Add-on Fellowships for Interdisciplinary Life Science is June 4, 2024. 50 places will be awarded in each discipline.

What does the funding look like?

Add-on Fellows receive financial support of up to 12,500 euros over a two-year period. These funds can be used flexibly for research, e.g. for:  

  • Participation in research stays, conference visits, continuing education or events, 
  • Acquisition of special tools (e.g. hardware or software), 
  • Data acquisition or collection, 
  • Science communication activities, 
  • Fellowship meetings. 

In addition, Add-on Fellows can receive up to 3,000 euros for family & work compatibility, which they can use, for example, for childcare during conferences. 

Who can apply? 

Researchers who are employed at a university or non-profit research institution in Germany or whose research is otherwise funded there can apply. 

The Add-on Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Economics and Interdisciplinary Business Administration is open to doctoral candidates, postdocs and junior professors working in a discipline related to economics. 

With the Add-on Fellowships for Interdisciplinary Life Science, we support doctoral candidates and postdocs who are working on interdisciplinary research questions at the interfaces between the life sciences and physics, computer science, mathematics, technology and related research fields. 

Application deadline is June 4, 2024.  

Further Information 

Guidelines, conditions and application forms can be found here:  

nach oben