Minerva Short-Term - Eligibility

A Minerva Programme for short-term exchange between Germany and Israel funded jointly by the Federal Ministery for Education and Research and the Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology.


Applicants for the Minerva Short-Term Research Grant must be:

  • German or Israeli by citizenship or
  • presently residing in Israel or Germany together with a proven affiliation to a research institution and a proven residency of 3 years or longer in either of the two countries;

  • student/member of a German university or research institution or
  • student/member of an Israeli university or public resp. governmental research institution;

  • under the age of 38 (parental leave will be taken into account);
  • not taking part in the Minerva Fellowship Programme;
  • not a Principal Investigator of a project within a BMBF-MOST Programme.


Please note that scientists with tenure are not eligible to apply.

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