In its current call for 2- and 5-year Fellowships (the closing date for applications was August 31, 2014), the Zukunftskolleg received 172 applications. In its first meeting on October 1-2, the Recruitment Committee will choose the finalists for the ZIF-funded 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowships and the 5-year Research Fellowships, funded by both the ZIF-programme and the German Excellence Initiative. The Recruitment Committee will hold its second selection meeting for six 2-year Postdoctoral Fellows who will be offered positions on December 4-5. From January 15-16, 2015, the “Workshop on Future Research Directions” for the candidates applying for a 5-year Research Fellowship will take place. Nine 5-year candidates can be offered a position.
Here you can download statistics on the distribution of the 172 applications by departments, country, Fellowship type and gender.