University of Bonn International Fellowships in Germany 2024/2025

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Applications are open for the University of Bonn International Fellowships to study in Germany in 2025.

University of Bonn International Fellowships in Germany 2024/2025

When is Application Deadline:

The deadline to apply for Bonn Fellowships in Germany is September 25, 2024.

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Tell Me About the Award:

The University of Bonn International Fellowships 2024/2025 focus on experienced faculty members and postdoctoral scholars who have been invited by a host from the University of Bonn. Fellows can spend up to 12 days at the university as part of this short-term program to work together on research projects and engage with the Bonn academic community. The goal of this program is to encourage future research cooperation among scholars.

Outstanding researchers in all subjects are eligible to apply for the Bonn International Fellowships.
The initiative gives researchers at the University of Bonn money and support to carry out their studies. It is anticipated that applications for the 2025 fellowships would be available in 2024.

Which Fields are Eligible?

All programs.


Postdoctoral research fellowship

Who can Apply for the University of Bonn International Fellowships?

Post-doctoral scholars and experienced faculty who research and/ or teach abroad at a university or research institute and who have a strong international reputation in their field of research. Researchers need to be invited by a host from the University of Bonn. Applications can only be submitted by members of the University.

Please note that we cannot establish contact between interested fellows and faculty from the University of Bonn.

Persons already funded (PDF)

How are Applicants Selected?

  • Scientific reputation of the fellows in their areas of specialization
  • The fellows’ contribution to academic life in Bonn (e.g. through public lectures, seminars or colloquiums)
  • The expected longer-term impact of the stay and a plan to further develop the collaboration between the fellow and host institute in Bonn

Which Countries are Eligible?

All nationalties

Where will Award be Taken?


How Many Awards?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of Award?

  • The allowance for fellows is €160 per day, covering 12 days, including the days of arrival and departure.
  • Fellows will receive material expenses up to €500 per proposal.
  • Fellows will have the chance to conduct research at one of the top universities in Germany.

How Long Will the Award Last?

12 days.

How to Apply for the University of Bonn International Fellowships:

Required documents:

  • Online form
  • Project description (PDF of no more than 6 pages plus fellow’s declaration of consent), consisting of:
    1. Planned time period for the fellow’s visit (month)
    2. Reasons for inviting the fellow, in particular an account of their key research accomplishments and international reputation
    3. If applicable: an overview of the existing collaboration between the applicant and the fellow
    4. A plan of how the fellow will be integrated into Bonn’s academic life during his or her stay
    5. A description of the envisaged short- or long-term outcome of the stay; if applicable, a plan or list of goals for further collaboration
    6. The fellow’s informal declaration of consent to the application
  • CV of the fellow (PDF)
  • Signed Invitation Letter from the Host at University of Bonn (PDF)
  • A financing plan (please download and use this Excel table)

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