Department of Research Support

Our Service

The team of the Research Support Office supports the scientists at AWI regarding all aspects of financial, legal and administrative issues during proposal preparation and the project implementation. Our main tasks are:


  • Spreading information and advice on European, national, and international funding opportunities
  • Support of proposal preparation
  • Budget calculation and approval


  • Contract negotiation
  • Project administration / Grant management
  • project management
  • Financial management and audit preparation
  • Reporting
  • Support for electronic submission systems
  • International scientific-administrative project management
  • Assistance for coordination of collaborative projects

Please note:

We don't award internal grants and we don't offer stipends, internships or similar.

If you are interested in scientific cooperation with AWI, please contact the related scientific section initially. Thank you!



Dr. Lars Henning

Head of Department

 +49 471 4831 1812

Maria Eden

Head of Pre-Award Team

 +49 471 4831 2412

Nancy Lange

Head of Post-Award Team

 +49 471 4831 2306

Leena-Kaisa Viitanen

Head of EU Coordination Management

 +49 331 288 20127