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DFG Priority Program GiRyd: Call for Proposals (funding period 2)


"Giant Interactions in Rydberg Systems" (GiRyd) is a priority programme by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) now entering its second funding period. The coordinator of GiRyd is Prof. Dr. Tilman Pfau of the 5th Physics Institute at the University of Stuttgart.

DFG published a call for proposals on 14 September 2018 for funding period two. Proposals will be evaluated in a rigorous review process to determine their scientific quality and contribution to the physics of Rydberg atoms with their various applications in science and technology.

To submit a proposal please use this template (.tex). Deadline for the submission is 04 February 2019. After submitting your proposal via elan, please email an electronic copy to the programme coordinator Tilman Pfau/the GiRyd coordination office.

All applicants are strongly encouraged to join the upcoming GiRyd Status Workshop 2019 (25 – 27 March 2019 in Kaiserslautern).

Further information is available in the following DFG publications:



Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Tilman Pfau, 5. Physikalisches Institut, Universität Stuttgart

Website: www.giryd.de

Call for Proposals: download

Template: download

Application Deadline: 04 February 2019

Review Meeting: 22 – 23 May 2019 at Physikzentrum Bad Honnef

Starting: 2019 for funding period 2

Funding period: 3 years for funding period 2