Franz Effenberger Postdoctoral Fellowship

Franz Effenberger Postdoctoral Fellowship

In honor of Professor Franz Effenberger CLARIANT and the GDCh have etablished the Franz Effenberger Postdoctoral Fellowship.
This appreciates Professor Franz Effenberger’s highly distinguished academic research and teaching in organic chemistry and various adjacent disciplines. He is a visionary thinker and role model for our young generation. 

Who can apply?

International researchers with a PhD degree or close to finalizing their PhD degree who
•    have an outstanding scientific track record
•    propose a convincing and well-planned research project in the field of Green & Sustainable Chemistry 
•    have identified and confirmed a European academic research institute and facility where they can perform their project including a mentoring agreement

Type of funding and duration

Fellowship of 30.000 Euro for one year with the option to extend for a second year. The annual payment is a fixed payment without any additional allowances.
This fellowship is independent from other fellowship programs in which the candidate might be enrolled. The selected candidates need to check compliance with other programmes.


Applications must be submitted online through the online form. Applicants must submit their applications not later than six months after receiving their PhD degree. Funding starts not later than 1 year after approval.

Effenberger Fellows


  • Tatiana Rogova, RWTH Aachen
  • Felix Marske, TU Berlin


  • Dr. Dania Awad, Technical University of Munich
  • Dr. Joel Mensah, Utrecht University/Netherlands


Jury members

Dr. Richard Haldimann, Clariant International Ltd.
Prof. Dr. Peter Chen, ETH Hönggerberg
Prof. Dr. Sabine Laschat, Universität Stuttgart
Prof. Dr. Bert Meijer, Technischen Universität Eindhoven
Prof. Dr. Regina Palkovits, RWTH Aachen University
Prof. Dr. Frank Würthner, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

The next call for applications will start in the fall.


Jasmin Herr
P.O. Box 90 04 40
60444 Frankfurt a.M.

+49 69 7917-323
+49 69 7917-1323

zuletzt geändert am: 13.05.2022 16:32 Uhr von J.Herr