Short Term Grant Programme 2020 open to all disciplines
University of Bayreuth

The University of Bayreuth Centre of International Excellence "Alexander von Humboldt"
promotes excellent research at the University of Bayreuth (UBT) and advances the inter‐
nationalisation of research and networking with the best universities worldwide.

Effective immediately, the Centre is offering a

Short Term Grant Programme 2020

– open to all disciplines –

The Short Term Grant Programme exclusively includes the reimbursement of travel expenses
between the hometown and Bayreuth as well as accommodation costs in Bayreuth from one up
to three weeks. The costs will be refunded up to a maximum of 3,500 €. The Short Term Grant
Programme is available to researchers regardless of their field of research.
International Excellence – Programme Goals

The Centre supports academic exchange across existing boundaries: between disciplines,
between different cultures and countries, between established and younger researchers. Appli‐
cants are encouraged to learn about the University of Bayreuth's focus areas and research

Experience Bayreuth – Collaboration with Local Host

We invite researchers to carry out their own research projects in cooperation with a local host at
the UBT. Prior to submission of the application, applicants are required to identify a host in
Bayreuth with whom they aim to carry out their research project. The local host provides
modern office and lab space and an up-to-date infrastructure. Applications are welcome from all

Candidate Requirements

We award the Short Term Grant Programme to individuals from abroad with challenging and
innovative research projects of top academic quality through a highly competitive, strictly
merit-based selection process. The all-important selection criteria are the academic excellence
of both the applicant and the cooperative project. For more information on the application and
selection process (required documents, guidelines on eligibility, evaluation criteria, timeline and
stages of the selection process) see Application Guidelines for Short Term Grants .

Application Deadline

Please submit your complete application via e-mail to
(one PDF file, max. 30 MB) by November 24, 2019.

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