Our funding program at a glance
Whether a school leaver, student or doctoral researcher, the Elite Network of Bavaria’s five coordinated and attuned funding programs provide ideal conditions for research and study in every phase of an academic career. Students can become a member of the Elite Network of Bavaria at any time.
The Elite Network of Bavaria’s funding programs stand for outstanding quality. Regular expert reviews, member surveys and full-scale evaluations ensure the Elite Network of Bavaria’s continued high quality. The last full-scale Evaluation Commission described the Elite Network of Bavaria as “exemplary”.
The International Commission supports the Elite Network of Bavaria in setting up and evaluating funding and support through Elite Graduate Programs, International Doctorate Programs and Junior Research Groups. The International Commission is composed of pre-eminent experts from various disciplines.
The Advisory Committee helps to maintain high quality standards in the Max Weber Program and the Marianne-Plehn-Program, and contributes to efforts to further improve these program lines. The Advisory Board is composed of representatives from universities and secondary schools as well as industry professionals.
The Elite Network of Bavaria was founded in 2004 to promote outstanding, talented young students. It continues to grow to this day thanks to a new concept to support talented young academics. The Elite Network of Bavaria now comprises over 10,000 members and oversees the operation of five coordinated funding programs.
How can I be admitted the Max Weber Program or apply for admission to the Marianne-Plehn-Program?
How do I apply for an Elite Graduate Program or an International Doctorate Program?
How and when can I apply to set up an Elite Graduate Program, International Doctorate Program or Junior Research Group?