Re­se­arch ser­vices

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The Research Services Office is the first contact point for researchers and academics at the University of Kassel, who are preparing an application for research support.

University of Kassel
Research Services Office
Mönchebergstraße 19
34109 Kassel

Tel.: +49 561 804–2208


Head of Department and Team

Events or­ga­nis­ed by the Re­se­arch Ser­vice

In this short info event you will learn how to ideally use our research information service FIT for your research on funding opportunities, awards and events.

The event will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, 21 April 2021 at 2 pm.

Here you can find the link to register.

Note: This event is internal to the university and is aimed at members of the University of Kassel.

The Central Research Fund, the programme lines and the awarding procedure are regularly presented in information events by the Research Service.

The next events will take place in mid-July and mid-August 2021. Details and registration links for the Zoom sessions will be posted here in due course.

Cur­rent Information by Fun­ding in­sti­tu­ti­ons

With regard to the spread of the corona virus SARS-CoV-2, please note the adapted specifications of the various funding agencies, especially with regard to cost-neutral extensions of funded projects or the provision of additional resources. Further information can be found on the websites of the respective supporting institutions.

No­te on amen­ded DFG gui­de­li­nes

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has adapted various guidelines for project proposals and programmes. In the process, the structure has been revised and certain aspects have been added, on which information must now also be provided. Until 30 October 2020, proposals prepared according to the previous structure will be accepted on a transitional basis. Please refer to the DFG website for current information.

Note on amended DFG guidelines: Read More

Ge­ne­ral event Information

Ge­ne­ral con­di­ti­ons for good re­se­arch

The University of Kassel believes that good academic practice is an essential precondition for research and scholarship and it attaches the greatest importance to this crucial task of academic self-regulation.

General conditions for good research: Forward

In­ter­nal uni­ver­si­ty fun­ding pro­gram­mes and selec­tion pro­ce­du­res

The university supports scientists in the development of externally funded research projects through an internal funding program and internal selection and consultation procedures.

Internal university funding programmes and selection procedures: Forward

Sup­port for ap­p­li­ca­ti­ons

The Research Services Office offers researchers and academics help with making applications and administering funds that have been successfully raised.

Support for applications: Forward

Im­portant no­ti­ce re­gar­ding the pro­ce­du­re for res­arch pro­po­sals

For applications which will be submitted to the university leadership by the Research Services Office, a processing time of three weeks has to be calculated. For justified exceptional cases it would be two weeks.

Re­se­arch ca­re­ers in mo­bi­li­ty and no­bi­li­ty

The University of Kassel supports the international sharing of ideas for research purposes and awards prizes for outstanding achievements in academic pursuits.

Research careers in mobility and nobility: Forward

Re­se­arch Information ser­vices

The Research Services Office provides information services on upcoming funding opportunities for researchers and academics.

Research information services: Forward