Information and advisory service regarding research funding

Research Funding – Information and Advice

The Research Funding Unit in the Directorate for Research and Technology Transfer provides the scientists at TU Darmstadt with information, advice and services related to research funding programmes. You will receive an overview of funding opportunities and the most important funding organisations on our website. The information is organised by funding source (e.g. EU, DFG). If you would like to conduct a general search or one that is based on a particular topic, you will find suitable databases in the right-hand column.

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National Funding Programmes

You will find an overview of major funding bodies (German Research Foundation, German federal government, State of Hesse) and contacts for answering your questions about their funding programmes. go

EU funding programmes

The EU for You! Team will provide you with advice and information on the EU funding programmes e.g. HORIZON 2020 and ERC Grants. In addition, they offer training and information events, as well as a wide range of services for ongoing EU projects. go


Senior Scientific Advisors

Senior Scientific Advisors – a group of experienced professors at TU Darmstadt – offer advice and support to young researchers in the process of drafting their first independent application for third-party funding. go


Scientific Prizes and Awards

We provide you with information on scientific prizes and awards that are presented either nationwide by major funding organisation or within TU Darmstadt by benefactors. go

Research funding at TU Darmstadt

TU Darmstadt specifically promotes the further development of its research profile and the interdisciplinarity of research. The Fritz and Margot Faudi Foundation finances projects at TU Darmstadt that focus on environmental protection.