Funding of International Symposia

All doctoral programmes at the University of Bamberg are eligible to receive IPID4all funding for the organization of an international symposium in the period from from 1 November 2017 to 30 June 2019. In 2017 funding will be grandted to two doctoral programmes. In 2018, funding will be granted to 4 doctoral programmes. In 2019 (1 January to 30 June), symposium funding will be available for 3 programmes.

Eligible Expenditures

For the organization of an international symposium, every doctorate programme is eligible to receive a one-time total sum of €4,900 which can to be used to cover the following expenses:

  • Travel and accomodation expenses for visiting doctoral candidates from abroad for a max. three-day stay in Bamberg.
  • Travel and accomodation expenses for guest speakers from a foreign university or academic institution for a max. three-day stay in Bamberg.
  • The employment of a graduate assistant who is entrusted exclusively with the organisation of the symposium.
  • Hospitality costs
  • Printing expenses for flyers / posters

Application Process

Step 1: Please send two proposals regarding the year in which you would like to hold the international symposium to Ms. Simone Treiber, ipid4all.trac(at), by 30 June 2017. If you need further information or consultation, feel free to contact Ms. Treiber. You will receive a binding confirmation with the implementation year by the end of September 2017.

Step 2: Please contact the IPID4all coordinator at the beginning of your planning and submit a concept draft (max. 5 pages) no later than two months prior to the start of the symposium.

Contact Person
Simone Treiber
Coordinating office for IPID4all
An der Weberei 5
Room 04.113
96047 Bamberg
Tel.: +49 (0)951 863-3071