A Graduate Education Program of Universität Hamburg in Cooperation with DESY
The Joachim Herz Stiftung is committed to the advancement of education, science and research in the fields of the natural sciences and business administration. The foundation promotes individual initiative, high performance and personal responsibility. Its activities focus on talented young people. The Joachim Herz Stiftung has its headquarters in Hamburg and maintains a branch office in Berlin.
The foundation is involved in regional, national and international projects. Its activities are primarily operational, and encompass cooperative projects with other foundations and partner organizations of an educational and scientific nature. The Joachim Herz Stiftung conducts its activities independently of any political, governmental or religious interests. In line with its founder’s entrepreneurial spirit, the foundation’s work is guided by principles such as competition, quality and efficiency.
Fellowships for young researchers
In 2012 the Joachim Herz Stiftung has been offering five three-year fellowships to outstanding young researchers at the PIER Helmholtz Graduate School. Since then, the foundation grants fellowships to up to six additional doctoral candidates. The fellowships support highly qualified young researchers with a generous monthly allowance and funding for basic equipment, research assignments, workshops/events and attendance at international conferences.
More information: http://www.joachim-herz-stiftung.de/