If you plan to apply for a fellowship for independent group leaders, please join our CEPLAS conference!


October 14-16, 2019


Düsseldorf, Germany

Let‘s discuss your options and benefits in case you decide to undertake your fellowship at CEPLAS!


To expand our research consortium, we invite applications from outstanding scientists (at the junior and senior level), who either already have a fellowship or are planning to apply for one, to join our conference!


  • At the conference, you will have the opportunity to present your current and proposed work and to discuss your plans and proposals with CEPLAS scientists.
  • After the conference, CEPLAS will select excellent candidates to support them in writing their proposals or moving already existing fellowships.
  • CEPLAS provides substantial additional resources to successful candidates.
  • The participating institutions offer a comprehensive career program for junior faculty and opportunities to transfer on a tenure-track exist.
  • We especially invite female scientists to join our conference and become part of our team!


  • Experiences at the postdoctoral level
  • An excellent publication record
  • An innovative, convincing research plan

How to join?


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Dr. Céline Hönl


+49 211 8111996

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Universitätsstraße 1

22.07, Level 01  31, Postbox 007

40225 Düsseldorf

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