Junior Research Fund

Junior Research Fund

Doctoral students at Leuphana University of Lüneburg can apply for funding from the the Junior Research Funds, the so-cal­led Nach­wuchs­fo­er­der­fonds (NWF) for training courses and other development measures.

The basic condition for NWF funding is that the applicant has been admitted to a doctorate at Leuphana at the time of the funding measure in question. Further criteria and more information can be found in the funding guidelines and the relevant application form.

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The regulations on business trips valid at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg at the time of the measure also apply to applications for support for a qualification measure.

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CategorySponsorship MeasureFunding AmountApplication Form

Presenting and networking

Active participation in conferencesGermany: up to EUR 600
Europe: up to EUR 800
International: up to EUR 1,300

Application [pdf]

Presenting and networking

Participation in conferencesUp to EUR 400Application [pdf]

Educating and networking

Participation in Summer / Fall / Winter / Spring SchoolsGen. 50% of the costs, up to EUR 1,000Application [pdf]

Researching and networking

Short-term research trips abroadUsually only travel expenses, up to EUR 1,000Application [pdf]

Application deadlines

January 15, 12 o’clock
May 15, 12 o’clock

September 15, 12 o’clock

Should the 15th be a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, the period ends at the next working day by 12 o’clock.

Please note:
The application for financial support must have been received by the Graduate School, before you take part at the respective qualification measure!

Due to the current situation it is not possible to submit applications in person!

Contact Nachwuchsfoerderfonds

Graduate School

Office hours: Mo-Thu 9 - 11 am
Universitätsallee 1 C14.124
21335 Lüneburg