Postgraduate Research Groups in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the application deadline and the start of the fundig period were postponed.

The Gutenberg Council for Young Researchers (GYR) provides funds for small postgraduate research groups in the field of humanities and social sciences - each group comprising three to five doctoral candidates. One of the main objectives of these "mini-graduate schools" is to create sustainable structures for promoting young researchers in the humanities and social sciences in order to offer them the best possible conditions for working on their doctoral projects.

Application deadline: 8 July 2020 (before 18 May 2020)

Start of funding: 1 April 2021 (before January 2021)

Current Postgraduate Research Groups in the Humanities and Social Sciences

In the application process 2017/2018, the following graduate schools were granted funding:

Main applicant: Prof. Dr. Barbara Thums
Co-applicants: Prof. Dr. Michael Roth, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Mirko Uhlig

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Main applicant: Prof. Dr. Alexandra Schneider
Co-applicants: Prof. Dr. Friedemann Kreuder, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Kristina Köhler, Prof. Dr. Gabriele Schabacher, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Sarah Scholl-Schneider, Prof. Dr. Michael Simon, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Julia Stenzel, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Mirko Uhlig, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Benjamin Wihstutz

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Postgraduate Research Groups in the Humanities and Social Sciences
2015-2017

The Executive Committee of the Gutenberg Council for Young Researchers approved six "mini-graduate schools" in the humanities and social sciences in 2015.

Funding period: 2 years. At the beginning of 2017 the graduate schools were extended for another year.

Main applicant: Prof. Dr. Ruben Zimmermann
Co-applicants: Prof. Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm Horn, PD Dr. Dorothea Erbele-Küster

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Main applicant: Prof. Dr. Heide von Felden
Co-applicants: Prof. Dr. Marina Hennig, Prof. Dr. Peter Preisendörfer, Prof. Dr. Stefan Weyers

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Main applicant: Prof. Dr. Christian Dormann
Co-applicants: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Verena Haun, Prof. Dr. Thomas Rigotti, Prof. Dr. Klaus Wälde

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Main applicant: Prof. Dr. Dilek Dizdar
Co-applicants: Prof. Dr. Andreas Gipper, Prof. Dr. Dr. Andreas Kelletat, Prof. Dr. Birgit Menzel, Prof. Dr. Michael Schreiber

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