Goals of the programme
Germany and France are inviting researchers from all over the world to cooperate with German and French partners to advance sustainability research in the following fields:
1. Research on climate change
2. Research for the energy transition
3. Research to understand the Earth system

Fellows of the programme will be given the opportunity to set up their own research group at a German university or research institution for a period of four years.

Both junior and senior researchers of all nationalities who have not resided in Germany in the last two years can apply. Junior researchers must have completed their doctorate with distinction at least two years prior to the application deadline of the programme.

Funding period:

The funding period commences on 1st March 2018 (earliest begin) and ends on 31 December 2022 at the latest. The duration of a project may not exceed 48 months.

Further information on requirements and application procedures can be found  here