CliSAP successfully finished in 2018. Climate research continues in the Cluster of Excellence "CLICCS".

CliSAP-Call: financial support for visiting scientists - Deadline 11.03.2016


CliSAP welcomes visiting scientists from all over the world. You may apply for funding for guests staying longer than 1 month. All participating scientist are entitled to apply for funding.

The Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) will decide upon an application, provided with

  • a description of the project
  • a CV of the person to be hosted
  • a time schedule.

Please clearly outline the benefit of your guests visit for your project and CliSAP in general. The visiting researchers stay must be of clear relevance to the objectives of the Cluster of Excellence and should result in an additional value for CliSAP such as a publication, cooperation in a planned proposal etc. Your guest is expected to give a talk in one of the CliSAP seminars.    

Please submit your application to the office ( / cc as well as to the coordinator of the corresponding Research Area resp. Integrating Activity.

Visiting scientists will receive a research fellowship, equivalent to those issued by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Also included is a travel allowance, differentiated by the country of origin.
The hosting institution will provide adequate office space.

Accounting will calculate the arising expenses. This calculation as well as the application will then be submitted to the SSC for a final decision. In case of a positive evaluation the visiting scientist will be issued a financial aid agreement - this will be of relevance when applying for a visa.

All applications have to be submitted by March 11th, 2016. A final decision will be made by the Scientific Steering Committee during its session at the end of March 2016.