Virtual Travel Grants in 2020

03/06/2020 | News

The SFB1399 central coordination office offers a number of virtual travel grants this year.

Due to the current travel restrictions we would like to encourage PhD students and PostDocs to actively enhance knowledge and advance networking opportunities while visiting virtual conferences and workshops.


Applicant requirements

  • PhD students and PostDocs associated with the SFB1399
  • Relevant reference between the conference/workshop towards the current SFB related project

Submission documentation

  • Letter of motivation (including full contact details)
  • Context description between conference/workshop and the related project (1/2 page)
  • Cost overview for the event

Application process

  • Submit your application by 30th June 2020 to
  • Virtual conferences/ workshops that already took place in 2020 upon time of application can be refunded subsequently, when approved for funding. Bills have to be handed in until October 15, 2020 at the latest. Later submissions can unfortunately not be considered anymore due to the funding period of the SFB
  • Only events taking place in 2020 can be considered

Selection process

A committee decides on the final suitability of the applicant and the chosen event based on various criteria. 

We look forward to your application!

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.