Emerging Talents Initiative (FAUeti)
We promote talent
FAU is particularly keen to recognize and encourage outstanding talents from the outset. The Emerging Talents Initiative (FAUeti) is aimed at helping excellent young researchers apply for external funding. This should give young researchers the possibility to promote an innovative project independently and extend their academic independence.
Purpose and extent of funding
The maximum amount of funding that may be awarded is 15,000 euros. Within this budget, postdoctoral researchers may apply for any measures required to prepare their application for external third-party funding, such as staff costs, consumables or travel expenses. In addition, ETI funding recipients can take part in various courses offered at the Graduate Center free of charge. This includes the option to participate in the FAUnext career program.
All postdoctoral researchers at FAU who gained their doctoral degrees during the last four years who have not completed their habilitation or an interim evaluation as part of an assistant professorship are eligible to submit an application. Anyone who has already received ETI funding cannot apply for funding again. The program is not open to young researchers at the Faculty of Medicine either, as the Faculty offers similar programs of its own (e.g. ELAN/IZKF – first-time applicant program).
Call for applications
Calls for applications are issued twice a year for ETI, FAU’s internal funding program for young researchers. We will let you know our decision on your application for funding approximately three months after the deadline for applications.
|Start of application period||Application deadline||Beginning of funding|
|1st round||August 1||September 15||January 15|
|2nd round||February 1||March 15||July 15|
Applications for funding are made digitally in the CRIS Research Information System. Please be aware that uploading and storing your publications in CRIS requires at least 10 days’ notice. Please address any questions to the CRIS team(email@example.com).
Further information on the calls for applications and the application procedure is available on the internal FAU website (IdM login).
FAU is proud of its talents and its excellent young researchers who have received ETI funding. A list of all ETI funding recipients at the Faculties is available below.
If you have any questions about Emerging Talents, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.