Wissenschaftler diskutieren an einer Tafel des Max-Planck-Institut fuer Quantenoptik in Muenchen (MPQ).
Researchers talking about at a board of the Max-Planck-Institut fuer Quantenoptik in Muenchen (MPQ).
( c) Copyright: DAAD/Volker Lannert.
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Application Due Date: 30 August 2019

In 2014 the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) started the program “Postdoctoral Scientist International Movement Experience” (PRIME) to support the worldwide movement of postdoctoral scientists by short-term positions at German universities in location of traditional scholarships. The program has actually been moneyed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research Study (BMBF) and the European Union (EU/FP7/Marie Curie Actions/COFUND). Financing is offered 18 months, in which 12 months need to be invested abroad and 6 months (re-integration stage) at a German university. The re-integration stage is compulsory. The German university supervises the income throughout the entire financing duration.


Eligibility to the program is specified by 4 requirements:

➢ Candidates need to have finished their PhD prior to beginning the fellowship;-LRB- ************).

➢ Candidates need to abide by the program’s movement guideline, i.e. they are totally free to select any nation (other than Germany) as location for their research study remain abroad, offered they have actually not lived or performed their primary activity (work, research studies, and so on) because nation for more than 12 months in overall throughout the 3 years preceding the application due date of 30 August 2019.

Time invested as part of a treatment for acquiring refugee status under the Geneva Convention is not considered.

If the research study stay abroad is to be carried out in a nation aside from an EU member state (MS) or an involved nation( Air Conditioning), the candidate needs to either be a national/resident person of an EU MS or Air Conditioning, or have actually been continually active in research study for 5 years’ full-time equivalent in a MS or Air Conditioning, instantly prior to the time of recruitment. If this condition is not satisfied, the candidate will be considered disqualified;-LRB- ************).

➢ Candidates who are currently completely utilized by the research study scene where the research study training activities are prepared to occur which is hiring them might not be supported;-LRB- ************).

➢ Candidates need to accept that the research study stay abroad and the return stage to Germany are both compulsory parts of the program


The assistance is offered 18 months, of which the very first 12 months need to be invested abroad and the staying 6 months in Germany (reintegration stage).


Financing is offered through an 18- month short-term task position at the selected German university.The position will be compensated according to the proper rate for postdoctoral scientists (according to the German pay scale “TV-L E13”). The particular level within the income group “TV-L E 13” will be identified by the using universities on the basis of the previous work experience of the fellows.

DAAD will supply the particular universities with a grant contract to cover the expenses for the routine income and an extra month-to-month migrant allowance for the research study stay abroad.

An extra swelling amount travel allowance in accordance with DAAD rates for the picked prospect and, if suitable, accompanying partner or partner (within the significance of the German law on civil collaborations) and kids will be paid straight by DAAD.

Effective candidates will be welcomed to an orientation workshop prior to the start of the fellowship, together with existing fellows and alumni.The workshop will most likely occur in Bonn on 9/10 March 2020.

Candidates are asked to conserve the date however not to make any travel plans prior to getting a letter of approval

Application Treatment:

The following files need to be sent:

1. finished application;-LRB- ************).

2. curriculum vitae without any sequential spaces and in tabular type in accordance with EU requirements (or comparable) http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/documents/curriculum-vitae;

3. brief summary of the research study task with a plainly identifiable working title and a sign of keywords. The summary needs to make it possible for the project to a particular discipline and appropriate for usage as initial info for possible reviewers.The length of the summary ought to not go beyond 2,000 characters (consisting of areas);-LRB- ************).

4. a comprehensive and separately ready research study proposition upon which both the German and foreign host organizations have actually concurred. In the assessment of the proposition specific focus will be put on the quality of the research study strategy. It needs to information the initial work carried out and the significance of the subject for research study, and describe why the picked organizations are specifically ideal for the awareness of the prepared task. The technique for the examination of the clinical issue ought to be easily reasonable and the option of techniques and work devices be sufficiently developed. Please supply an accurate description and a clear discussion.

The overall length of the research study proposition ought to not go beyond 20,000 characters (consisting of areas, however not bibliographical recommendations). Bibliographical recommendations might be consisted of as an annex; 5. time schedule for the awareness of the prepared work abroad and in Germany( e.g. in the type of a bar chart/Gantt-Chart);

To Find Out More:

Go To the Authorities Web Page of the DAAD PRIME 2019

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