The Biodiversity Exploratories are currently in the 6th phase, which runs from 1/3/2020 until 28/2/2023. The DFG call for proposals for the next phase is published and can be found here or below. Please read carefully.

Important dates:

  • February 10, 2022: Deadline of sending a very short summary of the intended research (applicant(s), preliminary title, plus a maximum of 5 lines of text) via email to the speaker (markus.fischer@ips.unibe.ch) and the scientific coordinator of the Biodiversity Exploratories (victoria.griessmeier@senckenberg.de).
  • February 23, 2022:  Information event open to all potential applicants.
  • April 6, 2022: Applicants must be registered in elan by this date before they can submit a proposal to the DFG.
  • April 27, 2022: Deadline for proposal submission to DFG (proposals must be written in English).
  • June 27-30, 2022: Review colloquium for the Priority Program. Attendance of applicants is envisaged for the 29 June 2022.
  • March 1, 2023: Starting date proposed for all new projects. The duration of the projects should be 36 months and may not exceed this period.

If you are interested or have any questions regarding participation in the call, please contact the Central Coordination Office (beo@senckenberg.de).

Infrastructure Priority Programme: Exploratories for Large-Scale and Long-Term Funtional Biodiversity Research

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Short summaries of the intended research - Biodiversity Exploratories 7th phase

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Cooperations can be arranged at all times after reviewing project suitability. The application is submitted to the steering committe of the Biodiversity Exploratories. Detailed information on how to apply can be obtained from the central coordination office (beo@senckenberg.de). (beo@senckenberg.de).