The submission of applications for the Postdoctoral Fellowship is currently not possible. 

To apply for the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, please proceed as follows:

  1. Register with the online application platform by entering your title, academic title, first and last name, email address and a login name of your choice.
  2. Check your email account and log in at the application platform with the provided password. Please change the password immediately.
  3. Fill in the application form and upload your documents as pdf files. You can save your application form during the application period. Submission of your application is only possible if all required fields and documents marked with * are filled in or uploaded. Non-required fields and documents are optional but we recommend that you fill in and upload all of these fields. The more information you provide, the better we will be able to assess your application.
  4. Once all information has been filled in, click the "Preview and submit" button. Check the preview of your application and click the button again to finally submit your application. Afterwards you will not be able to change your application, but you will be able to check the status of your reference letters.
  5. Contact your referees and make sure that they provide their reference letters via the application portal one week after the application deadline at the latest.

We recommend submitting your application early. If you have problems filling in your application, you may contact us for advice via . Please understand that we cannot respond to these requests in the last 14 days of the application period.

After the application period we will check whether your application is formally admissible and will inform you on the formal acceptance of your application.

Please understand that we only accept complete applications submitted via the online application platform. Please do not send written applications. We are not able to process them and they will not be returned.