IMPULSE - conferences

Conference funding programme for early career researchers

Funding programm IMPULSEconferences
The objective of this programme is to enhance the scientific interaction and increase the noticeability and scientific qualification of researchers at Friedrich Schiller University Jena. The IMPULSEconferences provides funding for the participation in scientific events in which the applicant is a presenting author.

Doctoral candidates as well as postdocs at Jena University are invited to submit applications, as long as they are not employed by a research institution external to the university.

Type and scope of the funding
Travel expenses of up to € 1,000 may be provided within a period of two years. Only one application per year is accepted. The fund must be used in compliance with the budget guidelines of the Free State of Thuringia and the University of Jena.

Applications should be made using the application form. A curriculum vitae and list of publications should be attached. Doctoral candidates require a letter of support by their supervisor. Attending scientific conferences, the confirmation of contribution should be attached. Applications must be sent electronically as one pdf-document to the following address: 

Prof. Dr. Georg Pohnert
Vizepräsident für Forschung
07737 Jena

Applications may be submitted at any time, but at least six weeks prior to the date of intended utilization of funding.


Juliane Heimann, Dr
Vizepräsident für Forschung
Dr. Juliane Heimann
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena