In order for good research to flourish, it requires a solid basis of support, advice and infrastructure that researchers can rely upon in order to make the best success of their research projects. To this end, Bielefeld University engages with important topics such as third-party funding, research data management and the promotion of young researchers, as well as providing advice on aspects of research ethics and science communication.
Bielefeld University regards the support of young researchers as a strategically important and long-term task, which it promotes through a broad range of advisory and career development opportunities for talented researchers.
Current calls for proposals and tailored advice on applying for and managing projects funded through third-party funding bodies such as the DFG, the federal government, foundations, etc.
Advice and support on EU research funding such as the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation “Horizon Europe” (HEU)
Networks with business, helps establish contracts for cooperative projects with industry, facilitates the commercialisation of research outcomes e.g. through providing advice on licencing, spinoffs and start-ups.
Personal Development Programme for Researchers and Teachers (PEP) with an extensive range of careers advice and support.
Twice a year, the Rectorate of Bielefeld University awards funds from the Bielefeld Young Scientists Fund to particularly qualified young scientists and scholars
Information on funding opportunities and services related to teaching or research stays abroad for researchers from Bielefeld University
Bielefeld University’s institutional publication repository and central reference point for literature publications and research data
Project currently introducing a research information system at Bielefeld University
Innovative publication platform for cutting-edge research by Bielefeld-based as well as national and international scholars.
Ensuring all members of Bielefeld University adhere to a culture of good scientific practice
Evaluating and giving advice on ethical aspects of research projects
Network of researchers from different faculties with the shared goal of transparent, reproducible and trustworthy research