Clusters of Excellence (COE)

The application guidelines for the second stage (pre-proposal) were sent to the consortia invited to submit a pre-proposal; only the application guidelines for the Letter of Intent can be found here. This first stage has already been completed. Submitted LOIs can still be combined in a match-and-merge process until 2 November 2021, 2 pm.


Wichtig: Bitte beachten Sie die am 01.01.2021 in Kraft getretenen Förderungsrichtlinien des FWF (pdf, 251KB) (in der aktuellen Fassung).

Important: Please consider the FWF funding guidelines (pdf, 150KB), effective on January 1st 2021 (in the current version).