Helmholtz Young Investigator Groups allow the Helmholtz Association to offer internationally outstanding postdoctoral researchers the opportunity to establish their own research groups. Up to 15 Young Investigator Groups are funded each year, identified through a highly competitive selection procedure, and funded for five years with a total of at least 1.5 million euros.

Applicant and host information

Applicant citizenship: Worldwide

Host country: Germany

Years since PhD: 2-6

Award details

Award: 300000 euros p.a.

Award Duration (years): 5

Research costs:


Mobility rule: No

Subjects: Medicine and Health Sciences , Earth Sciences , Environmental Sciences , Library and Information Science , Energy

How to apply? For further eligibility requirements and the application process, please visit: Official Funding website

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