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Writing a research proposal

Your research proposal is an outline and plan for your doctoral project. We would be happy to advise you about the standard specifications for writing such a proposal.

Please make an appointment with us:
E-Mail graduateacademy@uni-heidelberg.de

 
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Foundations and organizations for the promotion of young talent

General information

In Germany there are 13 funding organizations for the promotion of young talent (Begabtenförderungswerke). These organizations are carried by different societal agencies (political parties, churches etc.) and all organizations award doctoral fellowships.

More information:
► StipendiumPlus - Who we are Externer Inhalt
► BMBF – Begabtenförderungswerke (German) Externer Inhalt

Organizations for the promotion of young talent (Begabtenförderungswerke)

Avicenna-Studienwerk

The Avicenna-Studienwerk is the first Muslim organization for the promotion of young talent in Germany.

Further information:
► www.avicenna-studienwerk.de (mostly German)

Cusanuswerk e.V.

The Cusanuswerk is the organization for the promotion of young talent of the Catholic Church in Germany.

Further information:
► www.cusanuswerk.de (German)

Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk (ELES)

Jewish organization for the promotion of young talent.

Further information:
► www.ELES-studienwerk.de (German)

Evangelisches Studienwerk e.V. Villigst

The organization for the promotion of young talent of the Protestant Church in Germany funds 1.000 students of all disciplines as well as 250 doctoral candidates.

Further information:
► www.evstudienwerk.de/english (mostly German)

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is the oldest political foundation in Germany.

Further information:
► www.fes.de (German)

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF)

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom is a foundation in Germany devoted to the promotion of liberal principles.

Further information:
► fnst.org

Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSS)

The scholarships offered by the Institute for Scholarship Programs of the CSU-affiliated Hanns Seidel Foundation consist of both conceptual and financial support. The aim is to contribute to the education of personally and academically qualified young academics.

Further information:
► www.hss.de/en

The Hans Böckler Foundation (HBS)

The Hans Böckler Foundation is the organization for the promotion of young talent of the DGB, the Confederation of German Trade Unions.

Further information:
► www.boeckler.de/36912.htm

Heinrich Böll Foundation (hbs)

The Heinrich Böll Foundation is the green political foundation.

Further information:
► www.boell.de/en

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is oriented towards Christian Democratic social and political values and is one of the biggest organizations for the promotion of young talent in Germany.

Further information:
► www.kas.de/wf/en/42.8

Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung (RLS)

The foundation represents the main current of democratic socialism.

Further information:
► www.rosalux.de/en/foundation

Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft (sdw)

The foundation is named after its founder, the entrepreneur and former president of the Employer Association Klaus Murmann.

Further information:
► www.sdw.org (German)

Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes e.V.

The Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes is the biggest and oldest organization for the promotion of young talent in Germany.

Further information:
► www.studienstiftung.de/en (mostly German)

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