Start-Up Funding Program of the Medical Faculty (Bausteinprogramm)

Call for proposals - Funding period 2022/23
  • Baustein 3.2 – Start-up funding
  • Baustein 3.2V – Extension of the Start-up funding
  • Baustein 3.2CS - Module Clinician Scientist

Application deadline: December 10, 2021

Start of funding (planned): May 01, 2022

Call for Proposals

With immediate effect applications for individual funding of projects („Bausteinprogramm“) can be submitted.

The goal of this program for young scientists (called Bausteinprogramm in German) is to help them start their own research projects that enable them to achieve the previous work and publications that are usually required to successfully attract third-party funding.

The max. funding amount is € 50,000 per project and year.

Also successful Clinician Scientists of the Clinician Scientist Program (CSP) have the opportunity to acquire material and/or personnel funds within the Bausteinprogramm (Module 3.2CS). For detailed information, please refer to the general conditions.

Documents required can be downloaded below.
Please note that the following documents are available in German only. But applications can also be submitted in English.

Contact Person
Dr. Lysann Palkowitsch
Center for Research Strategy and Support (Res.UL)
Ulm University
Helmholtzstraße 22
89081 Ulm 

Download documents

Grant holders are required to submit a final report within six months after the end of the funding. Please use the form provided and send the document per e-mail to: lysann.palkowitsch(at)

For an initial application (3.2), please submit the following documents:

For an application for renewal (3.2V), please submit the following documents:

  • Application form - Baustein 3.2V
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • List of publications (max. 10)
  • List of third-party funds
  • Project outline for an application for external third-party funding as follow-up financing (the applicant has to submit the confirmation of the external third-party funding provider that the external third-party funding application has been submitted, no later than the official start of the Baustein funding period)

For an application in the Clinician Scientist Module (3.2CS), please submit the following documents:

  • Application form - Baustein 3.2CS
  • PhD/doctoral certificate (copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • List of publications (max. 10)
  • List of third-party funds
  • Proof of an approved third-party funding application or a first author publication (with reference to the CSP project)

Submission of the application documents:

  • electronically as a combined PDF-document (application form including attachments) and as a Word-document (application form without attachments) by e-mail using the keyword Bausteine 2022/23 to forschung(at)
  • and additionally as a printout of the complete application via internal mail to Dr. Lysann Palkowitsch (for contact details see general conditions)

Dr. Lysann Palkowitsch

Ulm University
Center for Research Strategy and Support
Helmholtzstr. 22 / room 1.49
89081 Ulm, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)731/50-33634
Fax: +49 (0)731/50-33639