Open-Science-Award Schleswig-Holstein

Open-Science-Award Schleswig Holstein for digital projects concerning the storage, processing and presentation of knowledge. Deadline for applications: 31 October 2016. More information here (in German only)


The federal state of Schleswig-Holstein has recently introduced a new funding scheme for open access publications. Junior researchers of Kiel University may now be refunded up to € 2,000 publication fees per article published in an open access journal.

Interested in the program? Please download the complete documentation and request form at:



Dear postdocs,

The picture shows Vicepresident Prof. Dr. Karin SchwarzAs academics you are at a stage of your professional career in which you are gaining further qualifications and making important decisions for your future career. We would like to support you in this as best as we can.

Having had very good experiences with a web space just for doctoral candidates, we have designed an online portal especially for you. Information, services and activities specific to you will be collected here. In this way, you will have quick access to issues relating to all aspects of research funding, personal development, family services and job offers.

Under "Team & Contact" you can find listed members of Kiel University staff who can provide you with support in their particular specialist fields.

Theis website is currently under development. We would be delighted to hear your suggestions on how to improve the portal.

Please contact the members of staff listed under "Team & Contact" if you have any questions or would like to make suggestions for individual topics.

Yours sincerely,

Prof. Dr. Karin Schwarz
Vice President of Research, Technology Transfer and Young Scientists at Kiel University