Internal Funding

Young academics are our assets for the future. Therefore we support their research initiatives in manifold ways.

Funding Programs by Target Group

Physicians (Dr. med. / Dr. med. dent.)

Experimental Medicine

Students of human medicine can receive a stipend for preparing their experimental doctoral thesis project.

Research Grants

Young postgraduate scientists can receive funding from the Medical Faculty for their first research project.

Medical Scientists (Dr. rer. nat. / PhD)

Research Grants

Young postgraduate scientists can receive funding from the Medical Faculty for their first research project.

ProTrainU

Additional start-up funding as well as stipends are provided by the University through the Graduate & Professional Training Centre Ulm.

Gender

Hertha-Nathorff Program

The Hertha-Nathorff Program combines the funding programs for women at the Medical Faculty, in particular research and rotation positions, technical support in the lab during pregnancy and lactation, as well as child care and summer child care programs.

Equal Opportunities Portal

In the Equal Opportunities Portal of Ulm University, additional internal and external fuding programs for women can be found. In addition to those mentioned under the heading Hertha-Nathorff-Program, there are programs to financially support young researchers with children, a habilitation program for women en route to their first professorship and non-monetary offers like counselling, mentoring and workshops.

Lecturers

Didactic Research

Research on teaching methods in medicine is funded through an award, research projects, reimbursement of publication fees, travel reimbursement and workshops.

Funding Programs by Intended Use

Research Projects

Research Grants

Young postgraduate scientists can receive funding from the Medical Faculty for their first research project.

Didactic Research

The Medical Faculty supports research projects on teaching methods in medicine.

Others

Our programs for physicians, natural scientists and women are also often connected with a research project.

Publication Fees

Open Access Funding

Publications in high-ranking open access journals are supported by the Medical Faculty through reimbursement of 50% of the publication fees. At some Open Access Publishers, you can publish for free.

Didactic Research

The Medical Faculty can reimburse publication fees for articles reporting results of research on teaching methods in medicine.

Travel Costs

ProTrainU

The Mobility Programme of the Graduate & Professional Training Centre Ulm provides young scientists with funding for travel costs.

Didactic Research

The Medical Faculty can reimburse travel costs related to cooperative research projects on teaching methods in medicine and participation in related congresses.

Start-up Funding and Incentives for Attracting Third-party Grants

Research Grants

Young postgraduate scientists can receive funding from the Medical Faculty for their first research project as start-up financing to prepare their first external grant proposals.

First DFG Project

The first DFG (German Research Foundation)-funded project of each scientist is rewarded by the Medical Faculty: the applicant has a higher share of the overheads at his disposal.

Junior Groups

Scientists who successfully attract funding for particular junior research groups are rewarded by the Medical Faculty with an additional post-doc position (Emmy Noether Program) or additional funding (Max Eder Program) for the group.

Continuing Education

Support for PhD students, postdocs and junior group leaders in non-monetary form is provided through the Course Programme of the Graduate & Professional Training Center Ulm (ProTrainU).

There is now an information page on Access to Scientific Journals.

Funding Helpdesk

In case of questions or when you need guidance also on external funding opportunities, please contact the Center for Research Strategy and Support.