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LMU Research Fellowships

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Excellent Support for Outstanding Postdocs

The LMU Research Fellowships support the career development of outstanding postdocs from all fields of research. You will benefit from:

  • a two-year fellowship with a competitive salary and substantial research budget
  • managing your own research project with the support of an LMU professor
  • undertaking research stays at international partner organizations
  • an excellent infrastructure and a wide variety of professional training options
  • the vibrant interdisciplinary exchange at the Young Center of LMU’s Center for Advanced Studies

Get inspired!

teaser_foerster Postdoc Linda Forster is an Outgoing LMU Research Fellow and is now engaged on a project on cloud formation at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). The results should help to improve forecasts of future climate change.
Schurkus Chemist Henry Schurkus is the first Outgoing LMU Fellow. With an LMU Research Fellowship in his bag, he will work at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. His project could help to make hydrogen production more carbon neutral.
teaser_cordez Art historian Philippe Cordez teases out the hidden connotations of objects that have come down to us from pre-modern times. He joined LMU as a Research Fellow, and now leads a Junior Research Group financed by the Elite Network of Bavaria.


The 2019 call is now closed. The applications are currently under evaluation. Following the first stage of the evaluation, shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. Interviews are expected to take place in April 2020. Fellowships should commence between July and September 2020.

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EU Emblem This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 754388.