You can submit your application anytime to the speaker of the ELAN programme committee, Prof. Dr. André Reis, via the ELAN portal.
To be eligible, an applicant must:
- be an employee of Universitätsklinikum Erlangen or Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
- have a doctoral degree
- be younger than 38 years of age
Newly appointed (W2)-Professors can submit their application regardless of age.
The requested funding should not exceed 50,000 EUR. Project duration should be limited to 1 year. Check the guidelines (in German) for further details.
ELAN cannot fund
- follow-up projects of already funded projects
- projects that have already received initial funding by Marohn-Stiftung
Please have in mind that your application should be submitted at least 8 weeks before the next meeting of the ELAN committee. Additional preparation time might be required in case of external evaluations or general holiday time.
Be prepared to answer any questions from the executive office or programme committee within 6 weeks after the committee meeting.