Fill out the forms and complete other necessary documents. Documents must be named according to the naming conventions and converted to PDF format prior to submission. The scientific part (form A04_Science) shall not exceed 8 MB.
Click the "new proposal" link on the left side of the browser window and enter the basic information for your grant proposal. Please note that the system will automatically log you out after 30 minutes of inactivity, and an error message will appear if you try to resume work. In such cases, please logout and login again.
Store the basic information with the "Save" button. At this point, the proposal appears in the "My proposals" list with an "In preparation" status. The proposal is not yet submitted; you can still change the information. Click "Save" after every change. You can delegate the rights to edit and submit the proposal to any owner of a valid nethz account by using the "Delegation" button.
Click the "Reviewer suggestions" button and enter your suggested external reviewers.
Use "Create Cover Sheet" to generate the proposal's leading page if the PI is not a professor or not the doctoral supervisor of the prospective doctoral student. Send a signed hardcopy of this page to the specified address or mail a scan to . The Office of Research must receive a signed cover sheet no later than seven days after submission deadline. All other applicants can skip this step.
Upload the required proposal documents in pdf format with the "Attachment" button - see detailed instructions. The cover sheet will be uploaded automatically.
Submit the proposal with the "Save & Submit" button.