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University of Bonn 2022 Argelander Academy Grants for International Students in Germany for Fellowship

Argelander Academy Grants allow postdoctoral researchers to invite up to four international postdocs with similar research interests to come to Bonn for a period of two to eight weeks to work together on a research question (ideally related to a TRA). Each Academy concludes with a small conference. The aim of this funding line is to foster networks, support early independence, increase international visibility, encourage work on innovative research questions and promote collaborative research projects (e.g. joint application for third-party funding).

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University of Bonn Fellowship


Aim and Benefits of University of Bonn Fellowship

  • Travel and accommodation expenses for up to 4 international postdocs staying in Bonn between two to eight weeks.  Upon availability, housing can be provided in the University Guest House
    • Travel allowance according to DAAD standards (determined according to country of origin, not actual costs)
    • Accommodation allowance (1200 € / month)
    • Costs for Visa Applications for international guest will be reimbursed
  • Optional: Support by the hosting institute, e.g. for research costs  
  • Up to €5.000 will be provided for a small conference or symposium to conclude the visit. This encompasses the invitation of up to two guest speakers (travel and accommodation for up to 4 nights) and catering and advertisement costs for the event.
  • Upon request the costs for accompanying children and partners of the international guests can be subsidized.

 

Beyond funding:

  • International postdocs will have the opportunity to benefit from the Argelander Program, especially the workshops offered within the Postdoc plus Training Program
  • Opportunity to host the concluding conference/symposium in the Argelander Competence Center
  • Administrative support for the conference organization
  • Consultation on funding opportunities and individual funding consultation

Requirements for University of Bonn Fellowship Qualification

  •  Postdoctoral research program in six Transdisciplinary Research Areas (TRAs) create areas for exploration and innovation in research and teaching at the University of Bonn.
  • Mathematics, Modelling and Simulation of Complex Systems
  • Building Blocks of Matter and Fundamental Interactions
  • Life and Health
  • Individuals, Institutions and Societies
  • Past Worlds and Modern Questions. Cultures Across Time and Space
  • Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Futures.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must enroll in the applied programme at the university.
  • Students must have master‡s degree from a recognized university.

 


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Interview date, Process and Venue for University of Bonn Fellowship

  • CV of the applying postdoc (family time etc. taken into account, please make clear in CV)
  • Innovative potential of the research question
  • Relevance for the university’s research profiles, e.g. for one (or more) of our TRAs
  • Clear aims and concrete goals of the Academy (e.g. increasing international visibility - for instance, through joint papers - , application for third-party funding)
  • CVs of the invited postdocs (preferably including guests from one of our strategic partner universities or regions
  • Involvement in any further activities beyond the scope of the research project, e.g. guest lectures by the international postdocs, seminars for doctoral students, participation in colloquia etc.

Application Deadline

October 26, 2022


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to University of Bonn on www.uni-bonn.de to apply

How Do I Apply?

Applications will be assessed by an interdisciplinary selection committee consisting of representatives from all faculties involved, chaired by Prof. Dr. Andreas Zimmer, Vice Rector for Research and Early-Career Researchers.

The application should include:

  • Letter of motivation, including the aim, goals and impact of the Academy (max. 1 page) as well as an outline and budget plan for the visit and the conference (max. 2 pages)
  • Letter of support by the hosting institute, specifying the kind of support provided
  • Brief outline of the research question and its innovative potential, incl. relevance for the university’s research profile, e.g. TRAs (max. 1 page)
  • CV of the applying postdoc
  • CVs of the invited postdocs
  • Employment contract with the University of Bonn or scholarship agreement
  • Only for scholarship holders: a letter of support by a professor at the University of Bonn (see template).
  • If applicable, confirmation of support by the hosting institute 
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