CRC 1182 Karl August Möbius Fellowship

The CRC 1182 sponsors a long-term visit of a distinguished scientist by awarding the Karl August Möbius Fellowship (10,000 €*). The awardee will be given the opportunity to work in one or more of CRC 1182 laboratories. All members of CRC 1182 are invited to propose potential awardees.


Application Criteria

  • Internationally recognized scientist
  • Research activities must be related to the CRC 1182 metaorganism research.
  • Visit of the CRC 1182 should be between one week and a maximum of 2 month.

Requests for Awardees

  • An intense training aspect for early career researchers of the CRC 1182 has to be included in this stay.
  • A lecture open to the general public to increase visibility of the CRC 1182 has to be given.

Evaluation and Selection

  • Evaluation by members of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)
  • Final decision by the Steering Committee members of the CRC 1182
  • The Karl August Möbius Fellowship will be handed to the awardee within the scope of her/his open lecture at Kiel University.


Potential awardees have to be proposed to the CRC 1182 office to

* Funding can only be used for CRC 1182 related projects and won’t be transmitted directly to the awardee.

Karl August Möbius,
Discoverer of the biocenosis concept (1877)

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