National Research Funding

National research funding services

Support and feedback for applications for third party funding (especially collaborative research projects)

  • DFG special research fields (transregios (TRRs))
  • DFG research training groups (Research Training Groups/International Research Training Groups)
  • German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) applications
  • Research facilities, Art. 91b
  • Large-scale equipment, Art. 91b/state large-scale equipment
  • DFG research grants

Contact with the TUM Board of Management and Deans

  • Resource-related issues when submitting a proposal
  • Information and coordination of assessments
  • Contact with funding institutions (DFG, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Project Management Jülich (PTJ), BMBF, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWI), etc.)

TUM Seed Fund: Support für applicants for coordinated programs of the German Research Foundation (DFG) coordinated by TUM

Information on calls and funding opportunities

  • TUM ForTe Newsletter: TUM ForTe’s monthly newsletter (TUM-ID required) provides you with information on current publications and funding programs from national and international research funding institutions.
  • Access to Open4Research, a database for calls
  • Informational events

Should you have any questions on national research funding or if you would like to set up a one-on-one consultation, please feel free to get in touch with us at any time. We also aim to continue to tailor our services to your needs. In light of this, if you have any suggestions for how we could improve, please do not hesitate to let us know!