Helmholtz Association

Helmholtz Calls for Applications

Look here to find an overview of current calls for applications which are coordinated by the Helmholtz Head Office. Most of the Helmholtz Calls for Applications are in German. Please see our German site. 


Helmholtz International Fellow Award

Nominations can be submitted anytime by all member institutions of the Helmholtz Association. Current note: the next selection meeting will take place on 2 December 2014, Deadline: 21 October 2014

UFZ_DX8D0757Cooperation with the world's best researchers is a key objective of the Helmholtz Association's international activities. To this end, the organisation has established the Helmholtz International Fellow Award, which targets outstanding senior scientists and research managers based outside Germany who have excelled in fields relevant to the Helmholtz Association, including science management at large international research institutions.

Helmholtz International Fellow Award


Helmholtz Postdoc Programme

Call open until 19 May 2014.

Protein-Sample-Production-Facility, HZITalented young academics who have completed a promising doctoral thesis can take advantage of a new Helmholtz Association programme designed to help them further develop their scientific excellence effectively.

Helmholtz Postdoc Programme


Young Investigators Groups - Networking with Universities

The call for 2013 is closed. In 2014 there will be no call.

UFZ-DX8D2907One element of the Helmholtz strategy for junior researchers is the establishment of independent Young Investigators Groups. Top junior scientists are granted independence early on, with good conditions for research and secure career prospects ('tenure track') based on proven scientific achievements.

Young Investigators Groups - Networking with Universities


Helmholtz Work Placement Programme

The next call takes place in 2015.

Mitarbeiter des Wendelstein 7X-Experiments in Greifswald. Bild: IPP/AusserhoferThe Helmholtz Work Placement Programme offers young leaders in science and administrative or technical experts working at Helmholtz Centres a chance to spend several months at one or more other institutions, expanding on and developing their skills.

Helmholtz Work Placement Programme

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