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Call for Proposals 2021: Joint Seed Money Funding of University of Zurich – Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

With the goal of facilitating cooperation in the framework of their strategic partnership, University of Zurich (UZH) and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) have established a joint seed money funding scheme.

Monument to Alexander von Humboldt in front of the main building of HU Berlin

The joint funding scheme shall enable UZH and HU faculty and researchers to identify complementary strengths, facilitate the use of synergies, and promote the development of outstanding future projects in research and teaching.

The joint seed funding aims at supporting the first steps of cooperation projects, but is not meant as complete project funding. The following formats are possible:

  • Intensive research workshops
  • Research-oriented teaching
  • Short term research stays (for established as well as young researchers)
  • Mobility for the preparation of joint third-party funding

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The deadline for submitting the application is October 31, 2021.