Minerva-Gentner Symposia - Application


Annual deadline:

June (deadline is published in the call for applications)

Applicants are informed about the decision by November/December.


Application procedure:

Please send proposals in English only (in hard copy and by e-mail) and refer to the following points:

  • Names and affiliations of the organizer(s) and co-organizer(s) from Israel and Germany
  • Co-operating institutions
  • Conference venue and date
  • Title, content, and subject area of the symposium
  • Course of the programme (incl. preliminary schedule)
  • Expected participants and lecturers (names and institutions - please state that the attendees have already confirmed their participation). The ratio between the numbers of Israeli and German participants should be approximately equal.
  • Specific topics to be addressed during the symposium
  • Innovative nature of subject of symposium
  • Strength of scientific concept
  • Scientific quality of invited speakers
  • Future impact of the symposium for the corresponding field of research
  • Budget plan (if the costs exceed EUR 30.000,00 indicate the source for the additional funds)

Because selection is competitive, it is recommended to submit a detailed proposal (average: 4-6 pages). The scientific quality of the organizers and speakers and the strength of the scientific concept are important criteria in the evaluation process.

Please note that your proposal for a Minerva-Gentner Symposium should not involve similar/identical topics or the same group of people as previous ones.


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