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Announcement Research Funding

Call for Research Grants

DFG Starting Grants, European Research Council & Starting Grants, Marie Curie Fellowships

The DOG aims to ensure that a high number of applications for research funding for projects in the field of ophthalmology in Germany are submitted both to the DFG and internationally to the European Research Council or the European Union. The funds are intended to increase the incentive to submit proposals and to partially compensate the applicant for the effort involved in formulating and preparing the proposal.

These grants are only applicable for ophthalmologists working in German eye clinics.

  • Information on the name and clinic of the applicant(s)
  • A copy of the application to the DFG / ERC / EU
  • A brief description of the proposal including a description of the work programme
  • Proof of receipt of the proposal by the DFG / ERC / EU
  • For DFG proposals: Cover letter confirming that the proposal is an individual DFG proposal (in the field of Neurosciences III – Ophthalmology).

Submission deadline: 1 February of a current year.
Details (in German language)

Please send all application documents together to: awards@dog.org.

DOG Research Funding Tropical Ophthalmology

The German Ophthalmological Society supports research projects in the field of tropical ophthalmology up to a sum of € 5,000.

Deadline: 1 May

Applications can be submitted online here.
Details (in German language)