Elite programme for postdoctoral researchers

The Baden-Württemberg Foundation has announced the Elite programme for postdoctoral researchers 2019. Ulm University is entitled to submit five applications to the Baden-Wuerttemberg Foundation. There will be an internal university preselection by Res.UL and the university board.

Submission of proposals

Submission of proposals is based on a two-stage selection procedure within Ulm University. All applicants are invited to submit a letter of intent by 7. February 2019. The letter of intent must contain the following points:

  • project outline (half page A4, Arial 11)
  • tabular CV
  • publication list
  • certificates (bachelor, master)
  • doctoral certificate
  • information on international mobility and cooperations
  • third-party funds acquired so far 
  • proof of one's own position over the project period

Please send your letter of intent in a single pdf by 7. February 2019 with the subject elite programme to forschung(at)uni-ulm.de

Without a letter of intent, no full application is possible!

The elite programme for postdoctoral researchers of the Baden-Wuerttemberg Foundation specifically targets outstanding young scientists.

The researchers receive funding for new research projects for independent administration. Funding is limited to three years and extends to max. 120,000 euros. The position of postdoctoral researcher may not be paid out of the resources of the elite programme.

In addition, a financial contribution of at least 10% is expected from the university.

The program does not cover the field of clinical medicine.


Dr. Astrid Rau

Ulm University
Center for Research Strategy and Support
Helmholtzstr. 22, Room 1.48
D-89081 Ulm

Phone: +49 (0)731/50-25086
Fax: +49 (0)731/50-33639

Office hours: Monday - Thursday