Research Information and Funding Support

The Research Information and Funding Support team supports you during the search for a funding programme suitable to your project idea and offers information about European and international funding programmes. Moreover, our staff can help you with administrative/official tasks of the application and provides you with persons of contact in respective advisory institutions.

We are happy to support you with our expertise at the Research Service Center!

Not working at Campus Westend?
Come to our office hours at Campus Riedberg every Tuesday.
Our Liaison Officer for European Research Fundin Ilona Bartoszek provides you with information about funding opportunities for your research project. 

Office hours at Campus Riedberg (upon prior appointment):

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 3 p.m.

N100, ground-floor, Room 003

Research fund “Implementation of coordinated programmes”

Fundable are travel expenses for administrative meetings and material expenses (includes funding of supporting staff, editorial reports and costs for translation, in case of ERC-proposals costs for coaching and interview training)

Max. 5000 Euro: EU-collaborative projects, ITN, ERA-Net, or other EU-funded joint projects.

Max. 5000 Euro: Joint projects of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Max. 2500 Euro: Proposals at the European Research Council (ERC) for the ERC-sections Starting/Consolidator/Advanced/Synergy Grant (for proposal coaching and interview training)

Application Procedure

Required documents:

  • Draft of the project (max. 2 pages)

  • Name of the funding organization and specific programme (‘call’)

  • Budget plan

The vice president for research decides about the proposals in respect to the availability of funds. The funding has to be used within 6 months after the grant. A usage list is mandatory and due within 3 months after the funding was spent. Additionally, the proposal must be turned in including a confirmation that the proposal was submitted to the funding organization.

In case a proposal is not submitted, the university can reclaim the funding from the applicant.

Please submit your proposal to Dr. Sabine Monz,,