Internal Funding Programs
On the following page we would like to take the opportunity to inform you about the funding possibilities that exist for CellNetworks members within the excellence cluster. The funds are provided by the Excellence Initiative of the Federal Republic of Germany and the States of the Federal Republic of Germany. Please see the News page to find out about ongoing activities.

Equipment Program

The new call is over. We will keep you up to date about the new call.

All cluster members may apply for funding of investment in equipment. Please find further information about the current call left handed under "Equipment Program".


Young Parents Program

A special support program has been set up to help female and male cluster members who have children to combine their educational and parental responsibilities with their professional duties. Support for professional babysitting during evening meetings is provided. In close collaboration with the university, we support extra service in the kids' club and help parents find the right time slot for their child in the crèche. For more information contact cellnetworks [ aT ]


Join us in January 2018! Online application system will  open in July for 5 weeks.

CellNetworks can provide support through postdoc pool to fund additional research projects. Calls for application in postdoc program are carried out regularly - as a rule twice a year - and announced on the CellNetworks website under "open positions" and internationally. The projects can be designed with one or two member labs. Further information about the current call and the application procedure can be found here [Postdoc Program].

Short term lab visit

All members can apply at any time for support to cover travel and subsistence for foreign visitors for laboratory visits of up to two weeks. Applications need to provide a rationale for the planned visit as well as a short experimental plan and will be decided by the Steering Committee. Preference will be given to interdisciplinary collaborations and to new initiatives.


CellNetworks Lab Training Program

The application deadline has expired, the review process has begun and take a while. We would like to thank you very much for your patience.

Special call for students from Central America and the Caribbean now open! Please refer to this website for further information

The CellNetworks Lab Training Program is run by the cluster CellNetworks and offers lab-internships for up to 90 days, linking research projects with compact courses to provide an overview of study opportunities at Heidelberg University. An extra course for language and culture is provided in the summer term. Please find further information about the current call left handed under "CellNetworks Lab Training Program".