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Excellent Research Support Program

The ERSP provides three competitive internal funding programs that support outstanding individuals at all career stages as well as excellent collaborative research projects. It is designed to provide support on all levels of research – from individual researchers to large-scale coordinated projects. The ERSP was established as part of the Institutional Strategy (2012-2019) and fosters the strategic development of the UoC.

Web portal Excellent Research Support Program

In the web portal you will find all current calls for proposals, guidelines and the possibility to submit applications


The "Internal Strategic Grants" team (Department of Research Management, Division 72 - Major Projects) oversees the tendering procedures. Decisions on funding are made by the Rectorate.