About us

Support research funding

The Staff of the Scientific Coordination office advises and assists the Senckenberg scientists in the acquisition of third-party funds through:

• regular information on funding possibilities and current calls (Newsblog) or direct notification of the scientists
• consultancy in the search for specific funding possiblities
• advice and assistance with proposal writing and the application process

Following you find useful links and information.


Funding Programmes (Selection):



                Individual Grants Programmes:      

   Research Grants (incl. own position)





                Coordonated Programmes:             

     Research Training Groups

                                                                                     Collaborative Research Centres

                                                                                     Research units



             Horizon 2020





Federal Government

            Förderdatenbank des Bundes






Foundations (Selection)

           Alexander von Humboldt-Foundtation

           Volkswagen Foundation

           German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

           German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU)


Research- And Information Services:

           FIT für die Wissenschaft



           Stipendienlotse des BMBF

           Academics.de – Wissenschaftspreise und Stipendien


Further Information

          Information for applicants (DFG)

          Your first DFG Proposal (DFG)


Good luck and success with your third-party funding acquisition! Please do not hesitate to contact us, if we can be of any help!