Einstein BIH Visiting Fellows + Humboldt Research Fellows 2018


Stiftung Charité announces again two renowned funding programs in order to recruit international scholars—specially tailored to their specific career levels.

Respective application deadline: January 15, 2018

1. Einstein BIH Visiting Fellows
in cooperation with Einstein Foundation Berlin

  • Top-level scientists who remain employed by their home institutions abroad but simultaneously establish a working group in Berlin and are regularly available there
  • Funding for an international collaboration and a scientific idea with long-term potential
  • Up to 450,000 euro for three years to implement the working group and integrate the fellow (continuation for further two years plus follow-up funding is possible)
  • New option: Fellows can also be hosted by experienced postdocs of BIH, Charité, and MDC

2. Humboldt Research Fellows at BIH
in cooperation with Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

  • Younger or established exceptionally qualified early career scientists from abroad (or already having been in Germany for a maximum of six months) who wish to work on a life science research project in Berlin
  • Option for experienced scientists (4 to 12 years after having completed a PhD):
    3,150 euro a month for 6 to 18 months (can be split up) or
  • Option for postdoctoral scientists (up to 4 years after having completed a PhD):
    2,650 euro a month for 6 to 24 months
  • Several additional benefits
  • Significantly better prospects for the promotion of positively reviewed applications than with the subject and institution independent Humboldt Research Fellowships