Lichtenberg Endowed Professorships (professorship in Germany in all disciplines)
The Lichtenberg Endowed Professorships is a funding mechanism provided by the Volkswagen Foundation to help universities in Germany to attract outstanding academics conducting research in innovative and interdisciplinary fields. Outstanding applicants from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. The Foundation provides up to 2 million euros in funding while the host institution must provide an additional 3 million euros. Applicants may apply any time.