Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS)

Current call for applications

Deadlines and dates:

  • Application deadline: October 25, 2020
  • Selection process: Selection decisions will be made by members of the KHYS steering committee at a meeting at the end of November 2020.
  • Funding period: All of the planned activities should take place in 2021.


Application requirements:

  • The applicant has to be a postdoctoral researcher with a doctoral degree who works at KIT as a scientist for a limited period of time of generally up to three years and who is a member of KHYS
  • The superior of the postdoc has to support the application.
  • The KIT applicant has to conclusively state how the modules applied for support his/her career strategy.
  • Applicants must meet the application deadline stipulated.
  • The application documents must be complete and formally correct.


Application documents:
Please send the following documents as a single PDF file in the order listed below to conys∂khys.kit.edu. All documents should be in English. Concerning the annexes A to C you only have to fill in the annex(es) for the module(s) you apply for. Please send the Excel table as a separate attachment and exclusively in an Excel file format.


Selection criteria:

  • Compliance with application requirements
  • Scientific track record of the KIT applicant (i.e. previous scientific achievements, publications, awards etc.)
  • Conclusiveness of description of the choice of modules and how they will support the applicant’s career strategy
  • Applications comprising more than one module are more likely to be funded than less extensive packages
  • Assessment by superior


1 For foreign degrees the documents should be handed in in the original language and as a German/English translation.