Overview: Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship (German citizens)
General Program name Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship (German citizens)
Funds for Postdoctoral fellowships
Funding agency Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Scope International
Fields of science All fields of Science
Duration 6 - 24 months (3 Stays longer than 3 months within 36 Months are also possible)
Program web site http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/feodor-lynen-fellowship-postdoc.html
Number of calls per year application is open all time
Eligibility EU-Life institution BRIC, Babraham, CEITEC, CeMM, CRG, Curie, FIMM, FMI, IEO, IGC, MDC, NKI, VIB
Applicant's Level of Experience (years after PhD) within 4 years after PhD Degree
Applicant's Nationality Researchers of German origin or internationals who lived in Germany at least 5 years prior to application
Other Important Requirements -only researcher from Germany with above average qualifications are eligible - The host must be an academic working abroad who has already been sponsored by the Humboldt Foundation - Short-term study visits, participation in congresses and training courses cannot be financed - a contribution of one third of the total grant is exptected to be covered by the host instititution - academic publications (reviewed) - confirmation that research facilities are available and mentoring agreement
Funding type & amounts Fellowship (net salary, exempt of national taxes) varies - depending on the destination and experience/age of the researcher (see rates on homepage)
Working contract (gross salary) € 1,365 plus country rate - taxation has to be done by grantee - check with financial authority!
Other allowances € 150 per month for consumables, travel etc.
Next deadline None
Past submissions outcomes
Year Available fellowships Success rates
up to 100 per year approximately 33 % get funded