Financial Support
For Postdocs

Fund for Young Researchers

In addition to financing through postdoctoral fellowships, postdoctoral young scientists have the opportunity to receive financial support for qualification measures as part of their habilitation project under certain conditions. For this, resources from the “Fund for Young Researchers” are available.

The following overview shows the essential elements of the different financial aid measures for postdocs.

CategorySponsorship MeasureFunding AmountApplication Forms
Presenting and networking Active participation in conferences

Germany: up to EUR 600

Europe: up to EUR 800

International: up to EUR 1,300

Application [pdf]
Presenting and networking Participation in a Summer / Autumn / Winter / Spring Schools Gen. 50% of the costs, up to EUR 1,000 Application [pdf]
Researching and networking Short-term research trips abroad Usually only travel expenses, up to EUR 1,000 Application [pdf]
Researching and networking "at home" Organization of conferences at Leuphana Up to EUR 2,000 Application [pdf]

Please find the funding regulation here

Next Application

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.

Attention: The application for financial support has to be handed in, before you take part at the respective qualification measure!

Financing options

Employment at Leuphana University

Scholarship at Leuphana University

Information for Scholarship Holders