Application – Contact Persons
Information, advice and administration of internal RUB University programs.
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-29709
Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR)
Advice and support for proposals for projects funded by Mercator Research Center Ruhr.
German Research Funding
Advice and support for proposals for collaborative projects, especially for projects funded by the German Research Foundation, the German Federal Government and North-Rhine Westphalia.
DFG Liaison Officer for RUB
Contact Person at RUB for DFG applicants: advice and support for (first time) applicants concerning the various funding opportunities of DFG and any related questions. The liaison officer has to be informed in case of an application, grant approval or rejection of a DFG proposal.
Prof. Dr-Ing. Ilona Rolfes
Phone: +49 (0)234 32-27383
Advice concerning application and implementation of international projects, especially those funded under „Horizon 2020“, the Framework Program for Research and Innovation of the European Union.
Special Honours and Research Prizes
Advice and support concerning nominations of researchers for special honours, e.g. the Leibniz prize, the Communicator prize, the Max-Planck Research prize, Alexander von Humboldt professorships, as well as the Alfried-Krupp prize, the Sofja Kovalevskaja prize, the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz prize, Junges Kolleg, Junge Akademie and Global Young Faculty.
Support regarding e.g. structure and wording of applications by the members of the Scientific Writing Center, as well as workshops concerning „Writing Proposals“ by the IFB.
Structured doctoral programs
Specific support regarding the implementation of structured doctoral programs in joint research groups and coordination with the RUB Research School.
Equal Opportunities, Gender Equality Standards of the DFG
Specific support regarding the implementation of Gender Equality standards within research collaborations.