Summary: The DFG requires mandatory data management information in proposals. Here you will find instructions in the form of a completion guide.
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The DFG’s Guidelines for Proposal Submission prescribes mandatory information on data management. The DFG has compiled a list of questions in a checklist FDM Checklist, in which essential information on the handling of research data for the application is requested. The checklist is intended to support researchers in describing their research data management in a structured way in the application.

Completion guide for the DFG checklist.

In the instructions we have provided, you will find more detailed explanations and notes on the checklist to help you with your application.

Guidelines for handling research data

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