Volkswagen Stiftung Freigeist Fellowship


Volkswagen Stiftung Freigeist Fellowship is inviting applications from early career researchers who hold a PhD degree in any discipline for no longer than 4 years. You can try to visit this website Pierre Feraux 2018 The fellowship aims at providing complete financial support to exceptional research personalities to carry out risk-taking and visionary research projects at the intersections between established fields of research.

Important Dates


  • Students, who have completed their PhD not more than four years ago but also, at least one year ago at the time of application deadline.
  • The applicant is willing to get integrated into a university or an extra-mural research institution in Germany from the beginning of the fellowship.
  • The applicant had previously completed a research with temporary stay in abroad, at the latest integrated with the proposed research project.
  • The applicant has to change his academic environment and move to a new location by the time of commencement of fellowship. The applicants have to emancipate themselves from their doctoral supervisor to get ready to develop an individual research profile.

How to Apply

Step 1Click here, to open the application registration page.
Step 2: Fill in the required details and click on register to complete the process.
Step 3: Please click on the activation link sent to applicant’s registered email address to register successfully.
Step 4: Log in to the registered account when directed to login page after clicking the activation link.
Step 5: Click on new application tab on the right side to start the application.
Step 6: Fill and upload the required details and click submit to complete the application.

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.

Volkswagen Stiftung,
Kastanienallee 35 30519,
Hannover, Germany
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