Lichtenberg Professorships, Volkswagen Foundation

Posted: June 8, 2017 in Apr-Jun Deadline, Europe, Germany, Post Doc
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icon Post Doc

icon All fields of study

Open to international students

icon  Volkswagen Foundation

icon 05 Jun 2018

icon Partial Funding, EUR 0.8 to 1.5 million for 5 years

iconInstitutions in Germany

More about this scholarship

Lichtenberg Professorships is offered by Volkswagen Foundation to support post-doctoral applicants.


  • Highly qualified young scientists from all disciplines can apply.
  • The doctorate of the candidate must not be more than four forW1 Professorships and seven years for W2 professorships.
  • Applicants of Lichtenberg Professorships, Volkswagen Foundation should have experience abroad.

Documents required

  • The applicants of Lichtenberg Professorships, Volkswagen Foundation should submit a cover letter which should include the proposed recipient of funds.
  • A copy of project outline in English and German in a maximum of one page.
  • A detailed project description should be submitted in a maximum of 12 pages which should include the details of objectives, innovation potential and the methods to be employed.
  • List of publications done by the candidate shall be mentioned.
  • A detailed CV of the applicant.
  • The time, work plan and the recurring costs for the project should be mentioned.


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