Research Fellowships

The Focus Program Translational Neurosciences (FTN) is awarding an up to four-year scholarship for candidates in the field of natural sciences. An exception may be made for candidates from the field of medicine. You can download more information here.

The requirements for receiving an FTN/TransMed Fellowship are the successful application, whereby it is essential to ensure that the required documents are complete, as well as enrolment and successful participation in the TransMed program. The application can be submitted at any time. Further information can be found here.

Please note, as a FTN fellow you are requested to conclude adequate insurance cover. The FTN fellowship does not include comprehensive accident and liability insurance (Unfall- and Haftpflichtversicherung) for accidental damage or third party liability damage claims (Unfall- und Haftpflichtschäden) at work. You can find more information here.

The International Office of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz informs you here about insurances.


Registered FTN members have the right to nominate potential scholarship holders who have shown exceptional commitment. Candidates will find information on the application procedure and the required documents here.