External Funding

The German Research Foundation (DFG)

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) is the central self-governing body of German science. The DFG funds a large number of programmes at various levels.

Prof. Dr. med. Werner Solbach is the DFG Liaison Officer at the University of Lübeck. Together with the department of research management, Prof. Solbach regularly offers DFG information events for junior researchers and individual support for "DFG first-time students" (see Events). Individual advice is also possible, for appointments please contact: werner[dot]solbach[at]

Please remember to include us in your application at an early stage so that we can offer you the best possible service (initial consultation, accompanying texts, clarification of requirements, support in organising your on-site visit, etc.). All contact details of our team can be found HERE.

Thecurrent DFG list for personnel average cost rates helps you with the cost calculation for personnel funds.

Further information

Contact persons at the DFG Head Office by subject area

Information on the DFG Review Boards
// Information on Review Board Election 2019

DFG-Info: From the Application to the Decision

The DFG's service portal Research Careers provides information on funding and design options for your personal career.

You can find information on the DFG programme allowance at the University of Lübeck in the Intranet Focus:Inside.