Call for proposals

Staff and material resources can be requested for internationalisation
measures by

                                                                     15 May 2017

if they are related to the institutional strategy of the German Excellence Initiative (second funding phase) and if they will be realized in 2018. These funds are intended for the following measures (funding lines):

  • supplements for international stays by doctoral students from Konstanz or abroad
  • international guest lecturers*
  • summer schools*
  • international conferences and workshops*
  • start-up funding

* Applications within these funding lines (international guest lecturers, summer schools and conferences/workshops) can be granted 2.000 € additionally if equal-opportunity measures are included, like

  • a panel focusing on career perspectives and paths of female scientists/researchers, talks on balancing family and career, etc.
  • gender and equal opportunity research topics are part of the scientific program (gender-fair teaching, gendered science, etc.).

The maximum overall funding granted for equal-opportunity measures is
10.000 €.

! Please consider that

  • funding is only possible for measures that will be realized between 01/01/2018 and 11/30/2018.
  • applications must be complete and be submitted in time.
  •  the submitted financial plan is binding.

In accordance with the institutional strategy of the German Excellence Initiative, the measures involving individuals are required to appropriately address and include female researchers. An awards commission allocates the funds. It meets shortly after the application deadline for the call for proposals. Applications must be submitted to the international office electronically. Email:
as well as

Procedural Notes and Guidelines