Funding Programmes

A variety of funding opportunities are available to establish research teams as well as to support individual researchers with strong academic records in the form of fellowships and stipends. The Foundation emphasises gender balance in science.

Schaller Research Groups

Five Schaller Research Groups were established at Heidelberg University between October 2011 and April 2012, following a call for proposals from internationally-known scientists working in neurobiology and virology.

Additional five CHS-Groups were funded and have started in Heidelberg in fall 2017 and one in summer 2022.

Meetings, Seminars and Workshops

Financial support is available for management and coordination of seminars and workshops.

Long- and Short-Term Fellowships for Non-Tenured Research Group Leaders

Long-term fellowships are awarded for up to three years. Short-term fellowships are awarded for six to nine months, and in exceptional cases for up to one year.