The University of Konstanz is one of Germany’s Universities of Excellence: It was successful in all three funding lines of the German Excellence Initiative and has also been competing successfully in both funding lines of its successor programme, the Excellence Strategy, since 2018.
The Zukunftskolleg as a central research institution is a keystone in the strategy of the university to promote top-level postdoctoral researchers in the natural sciences, humanities and social sciences.
The Zukunftskolleg of the University of Konstanz offers:
five 5-year Research Fellowships (any discipline represented at the University of Konstanz)
(Salary Scale TV-L 14)
to develop and implement individual research projects and build up their own
Fellowships will begin on April 1, 2020, and end on March 31, 2025.
Reference number 2019 /154
five 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowships (any discipline represented at the University of Konstanz)
(Salary Scale TV-L 13)
to develop and implement individual research projects. Conditionally on the submission of an external grant, the position can be extended for an additional year.
Fellowships will begin on March 1, 2020.
Reference number 2019 /155
Applications, supporting materials, and two letters of reference should be submitted in English by October 15, 2019 11:00 am (Konstanz time) using the Online Application Platform:
Details concerning the application, required documents, and information about the Zukunftskolleg are available on our website: