step 1 check feasibility of the project
External researchers planning to utilise experimental or methodical ER-C resources are requested to follow a three-step procedure described in the following to apply for periods of instrumental use or counselling actvities.
Prior submitting an offical proposal, please check the feasibility and lead time of the project to put into practise.
For these purposes, firstly consult a cognisant ER-C staff scientist whose area of expertise suits best the subject matter of analyses to be performed in all (most) respects
or, in case of obscurities, contact
Dr Karsten Tillmann
co-acting as ER-C representative regarding administrative issues.
step 2 submit a project proposal users from Germany and ROW countries
Having discussed the basic scope and viability of the project in detail with one or another staff member also serving as your ER-C contact person and project officer, please follow this link to download either the
er-c project proposal form (60 k "ms" word data format - german version)
er-c project proposal form (60 k "ms" word data format - english version)
Complete either of these forms, which must not fall dramatical below two as well as exceed four pages and return your proposal to
Dr Karsten Tillmann.
Your proposal, which mandatorily needs to contain a statement regarding acceptance of the
will be forwarded to an external review committee appointed by the German Research Foundation (DFG) which will decide on the eligibility of the proposal before long.
step 3 arrange time and date
Subject to approval of your proposal, you may arrange visiting time and date for experimental analyses directly with your ER-C contact person (project officer) named in your proposal.