Proposal documents and further information
The implementation of the competitive procedure is based on the Administrative Agreement (Verwaltungsvereinbarung) adopted by the federal government and the states on 16th June 2016 – the “Excellence Strategy” – for promoting top-level research at universities.
During its meetings in September 2016 and April and September 2017, the Committee of Experts for the Excellence Strategy adopted the following documents in the context of the proposal based on the Administrative Agreement for the Universities of Excellence funding line:
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Annotated proposal template for the Universities of Excellence funding line – proposal as an individual university:
Annotated proposal template for the Universities of Excellence funding line – proposal as a consortium of universities:
Further information for applicants:
FAQ for the Universities of Excellence funding line (14th November 2018 / German version only)
The proposal documents for the Clusters of Excellence funding line can be found on the DFG website.