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How to plan and write a competitive research or grant proposal

This hands-on workshop provides an overview of the German research funding landscape and explains how to exploit funding opportunities effectively. Selected EU programmes within the framework of Horizon Europe, such as MSCA Individual Fellowships and ERC Starting Grants, are also covered. Practice scenarios for different research settings help to understand how to select and approach individual funding programmes to build resources and capabilities for further career advancement.

Your benefits

By participating in this workshop, you will be better equipped to
• identify funding opportunities for different research settings,
• understand what makes a fundable research project,
• tailor your case for support to meet the evaluation criteria,
• structure and schedule the writing process,
• move from smaller to larger grants.


This compact, yet highly interactive workshop employs theoretical input, plenary discussions, individual and small group work, experience sharing and expert advice. Participants are expected to prepare a one-page research proposal as part of the pre-teaching activities, which will be provided via a Moodle-based eLearning platform.




Thursday, 01.12.2022, 09:00 - 15:00 Uhr
Friday, 02.12.2022, 09:00 - 15:00 Uhr


Dr. Thomas Koch

Target Group

Number of participants

Max. 12 Personen


15 €

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