05. December 2013 Open Call for PhD and Postdoctoral Research Proposals

The Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean” offers funding for PhD and postdoc projects in Kiel, Germany. The central aim of this call will be to motivate outstanding young researchers to work in the Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean”. They are required to submit a self-initiated research proposal and will be assisted in finding and -if successful- joining a research group in Kiel that will offer them a research base, mentorship and infrastructure.


A joint call was issued for post-graduate researchers either pursuing a PhD or at the post-doctoral level. The proposals will be judged on scientific and personal merit of the applicant and the relevance of the interdisciplinary research to Future Ocean goals. A joint symposium will bring together the top applicants to Kiel for talks and interviews, and the best will be offered competitive grants. Grant duration will be up to three years, beginning no later than November 1st,  2014. The call is now open until February 28th, 2014.

All information regarding the call can be found here.


Gesche Braker, gbraker@uv.uni-kiel.de