GSO Leadership Academy 7

German Scholars Organization

23 April 2023


Registration Deadline

03 January 2023

Open Call: Leadership Academy Fellowship

The German Scholars Organization (GSO) is an independent non-profit based association in Berlin, Germany. Each year, together with the foundations Klaus Tschira Stiftung and Schader-Stiftung.

The GSO offers 25 fully funded fellowships for exceptional, German-speaking researchers.

Who can apply?

The funding program helps researchers abroad and for those, who recently returned to Germany to find the answers in an interdisciplinary, transnational group.

We welcome applications by researchers of all disciplines, who already hold a PhD and want to prepare for their next career step – in academia, but also in other fields and sectors.


The GSO Leadership Academy’s curriculum combines:

  • Professional preparation for assuming positions of responsibility in the German science and research landscape as well as in other sectors;
  • Systematic career planning, personal development and mentoring;
  • Two attendance phases in Germany (Berlin & Darmstadt).

Requirements and Application

Please find more information about the program and the application requirements on our GSO website and in the program sheet (PDF).

Application deadline: January 3rd, 2023 (11.59 pm CET)

If you have any questions, please reach out to Anne Schreiter, Ph.D. (she/her) (