BEETHOVEN 2: Call for Polish-German research projects is now open


czwartek, 15 września 2016

We are pleased to invite all researchers to submit proposals under Beethoven 2 call for Polish-German research projects in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences as well as selected fields of Physical Sciences. Proposals must be submitted by Polish-German research teams by the 15th December 2016. Results will be published in October 2017.

The call covers the following research disciplines:

  • all Humanities disciplines
  • all Social Sciences disciplines

as well as most subjects belonging to the areas of:

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics (including Astronomy)
  • Materials Science

Detailed information on research disciplines covered within the call may be found in the Call Text (please see Disciplines covered, p. 1-2).

Project duration: 24 or 36 months

Evaluation criteria:

  • scientific excellence of the research project,
  • the research portfolio of the research team,
  • project feasibility and budget justification.

Application process:

The joint project description has to be  submitted simultaneously via German submission platform ELAN and Polish OSF submission system by December 15, 2016. In addition Polish applicants must submit a hard copy of the proposal to the NCN.

More information on the DFG website.

In previous BEETHOVEN call 17 Polish-German research projects in social sciences and humanities were awarded funding.


Contact at the NCN:

dr Anna Marszałek, tel. 12 341 9170 (Humanities and Social Sciences)

dr Marzena Oliwkiewicz-Miklasińska, tel. 12 341 9151 (Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy)

Anna Plater-Zyberk, tel. 12 341 9016 (Other inquiries)

Contact at the DFG:

dr Tanja Kollei,  tel: +49 228 885-2972 (Humanities and Social Sciences)

Barbara Bauer-Marx, tel: +49 228 885-2780 (Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics)

Bettina Schilling  (Administrative inquiries)

Annina Lottermann , tel: +49 228 885-2802, (Cooperation with Poland)

BEETHOVEN 2 call documentation

Additional documents for Polish Applicants (in Polish only)