Our funding programs
Klaus Tschira Boost Fund
The Klaus Tschira Boost Fund promotes researchers in the Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Sciences by providing flexible funding for independent, higher risk, interdisciplinary projects as well as support for the individual’s career planning.
The Leadership Academy enables researchers abroad to advance their professional and personal development, expand their networks in Germany and identify career paths in science, business and other sectors.
Carl Zeiss Foundation Fund
Talents for Germany – The program supports German universities to recruit researchers from abroad by making more competitive offers.
The funding is available to both established and Tenure Track professors, and includes an optional Dual Career component.
Dr. Wilhelmy-GSO Travel Expenses Program
The Dr. Wilhelmy-GSO Travel Expenses Program enables universities to invite applicants from abroad to job interviews in Germany.
It covers the travel expenses of candidates in STEM subjects with a focus on technical issues.
In cooperation with the Klaus Tschira Stiftung (KTS) and the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation we offer our program alumni an interdisciplinary, intersectoral network of committed and engaged researchers.