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.)

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.