| Deadline: 31 October 2016
The German-Russian Interdisciplinary Science Center (G-RISC) is a Center of Excellence established in 2010. The main offices are based at St. Petersburg State University and Freie Universität Berlin. Subject of funding is mobility for excellent young Russian students, graduate students, or post-docs up to the age of 35 years aiming interdisciplinary research projects (in physics, geophysics, physical chemistry, or mathematics) in Germany, where support can be requested for research stays up to 2 months.Funding period: 1 January 2017 – 30 June 2017
Deadline for submission of proposals: 31 October 2016
The German-Russian Interdisciplinary Science Center (G-RISC) is a Center of Excellence established in 2010. The main offices are based at St. Petersburg State University and Freie Universität Berlin. It relies on funding and regulations of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). G-RISC provides a unique interdisciplinary research platform supporting education and research in binational projects between Russia and Germany.
Scientific Scope of Funding by G-RISC
Focus is interdisciplinary research in Physics, Geophysics, Physical Chemistry, and Mathematics.
NEW: Proposals from Astrophysics, Materials Science, and Biophysics will be considered for the 15th Call for Proposals.
Subject of funding
Mobility funds for excellent young Russian students, graduate students, or post-docs up to the age of 35 years aiming interdisciplinary research projects in Germany,where support can be requested for research stays up to 2 months.
Scientific exchange between research institutions ONLY from St. Petersburg and Berlin/Potsdam devoted to the recently established Priority Research Topic: "Structure and Dynamics of Nanoscopic Matter" will receive specific preference. Proposals aiming to contribute to this Priority Research Topic are strongly encouraged and should indicate this in the proposal. Proposals from other regions in Russia and Germany cannot be considered for this proposal category.
Language skills: Candidates who participate in mobility programs funded by G-RISC must have sufficient language skills in English.
How to prepare a G-RISC proposal
Proposals must be written in English language. They must be submitted before the deadline on 31 October 2016 by E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Late proposals will not be considered. The length of a proposal is limited to up to 2 pages (single spaced, New Times Roman, 12 pt).
The following structure of the proposals is obligatory:
G-RISC aims for collaborations between research institutions from Russia and Germany. Therefore, a letter of acceptance from the head of the sending and hosting institutions must be enclosed upon submission, indicating that there is sufficient interest in collaboration and that the project can be performed, the required resources are available, and the visitor/s can be sent and hosted. Proposals ignoring these requirements will not be considered for evaluation.
Reviewing and notification
Source and full call information: G-RISC