FAU-Visiting Professor Programme

IZKF

Head of Department:
Prof. Dr. med. André Reis

FAU-Visiting Professor Programme

IZKF manages the FAU Visiting Professor Programme according to the FAU bylaws. As part of FAU's visiting professor programme, a maximum of 3,000 euros of funding is available to cover travel and accommodation costs for international visiting professors (i.e. the visiting professor's home institution is located outside of Germany) coming to teach or do research for a period between 2 and 30 days. In order to receive this funding, at least one presentation must be given in Erlangen to which members of the Faculty and IZKF are invited.

Who can invite FAU visiting professors?

  • all appointed professors of the Faculty of Medicine
  • other researchers with a support letter from the head of department/head of the institute/head of the independent institution

What criteria must be considered when choosing the guest professor?

  • International reputation of the visiting professor
  • Reputation of the visiting professors institution 
  • Relevance of the visiting professors research work for the research areas of the faculty

What can the FAU visiting professor programme be used for?

  • covering travel and accommodation costs of international visiting professors (i.e. the visiting professor's home institution is located outside Germany)
  • research and teaching stays (condition: presentation to which members of the Faculty and IZKF are invited)
  • stays lasting between 2 and 30 days

Additional information on the FAU visiting professor programme:

  • the maximum amount of funding available for travel and accommodation costs for a visiting professor is 3,000 euros
  • an application for participation in the FAU visiting professor programme must be filed first; funding is provided once the application has been approved

How to apply:

    You can submit an informal application to the IZKF Administration Office at any time. An application must contain the following information:

  • details on the visiting professor (CV, brief assessment of the visiting professor's reputation)
  • the visiting professor's institution (brief assessment of the institution's reputation)
  • the visiting professor's areas of research and teaching
  • specification of the existing relationship to the visiting professor
  • time and duration of the planned stay
  • planned teaching and research activities or other activities planned for the duration of the stay
  • estimated travel and accommodation costs

 

Cost coverage

Costs are covered by a third-party funds centre of Universitätsklinikum managed by the IZKF Administration Office. If the application is approved, a statement of costs and all receipts must be forwarded to the IZKF Administration Office using the attached FAU form.

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