As a general rule, in the case of foundations you can sign and submit your applications yourself. If you wish, we are happy to assist you with formal aspects, proposal content or budget calculation. If an Employer Statement is needed, we will coordinate all the steps required for its signature. Please notify us in good time. If you are working at the Faculty of Medicine, please address any questions about foundations to the Research Officer of the Faculty of Medicine.

FAQ, an overview of the most important foundations, a list of the liaison officers of various foundations at Heinrich Heine University and other documents needed for submitting applications to foundations can be found in the download centre.

Foundations affiliated to HHU

The Association of Friends and Benefactors of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (GFFU - Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf e.V.)  fosters research and teaching at the University in a variety of ways. Amongst others, it looks after individual foundations which provide financial support for equipment, publishing costs, participation in congresses and research trips etc.
In addition, there are a number of university foundations which support HHU financially in different areas. Further details can be found here.
The Anton Betz Foundation of the Rheinische Post newspaper supports research work and publications at Heinrich Heine University.

After approval

Information about what happens with your project once it has been approved – funding notification, setting up of a cost centre, personnel recruitment, services available from the Third-party Funding Department – can be found on the “Project Implementation” page.

Advice on Foundations

Research Advisor

Dr. Dorothea Uhle

Phone +49 211 81-15415
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