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Funding Programmes for Faculty Members

Only employees of the Faculty of Medicine of Cologne University may apply for the following research funding programmes:

  • Research Pool “Clinical Studies”
  • Köln Fortune
    This is a programme to promote junior researchers, providing financial resources in addition to externally raised third-party funds as well as start-up funding for collaborative research centres or research units. Applications can be submitted at any time.
  • Endowment Funds
    A pool of endowments and bequests serves to promote medical research at our Faculty. The funds are put out for tender by the Dean of Research every spring.
  • Discretionary and Investment Budget
    These funds are used for teaching and research projects, and are put out for tender by the Budget Committee every spring.
  • Centre for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC)
    The Centre, an interdisciplinary funding instrument of the Mathematics & Natural Sciences Faculty and the Medical Faculty, sponsors research projects in the field of molecular medicine.
  • Teaching & Research Investment Fund of the Medical Faculty of the University of Cologne, Budget Year 2012