Research FundingState of Baden-Württemberg

In addition to the ongoing financing of universities and arts organisations, Baden-Württemberg supports science and research in the state with numerous funding programmes.

The Junior Professor Programme, the Margarete von Wrangell Habilitation Programme for women, and the elite programme for postdoctoral researchers are of particular interest to junior researchers. 
The projects funded by the State of Baden-Württemberg at Heidelberg University are mapped in the research database.

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General Information

The Administrative guide to research funding describes the most important rules and procedures for third-party funding at Heidelberg University.

Administrative guide to research funding


Calls for proposals from state funding programmes usually come through the Research Division. The submission deadlines are very strict; ergo it is extremely important that the application dates specified by the Research Division are adhered to.