Travel Cost Reimbursement

Users from German universities and from EU and EU-associated countries can apply for travel cost reimbursement for their trip to DESY after their research proposal has been accepted and beamtime has been allocated. A maximum number of three participants are eligible for reimbursement.

Please note:
An application for travel reimbursement has to be submitted via DOOR prior to your trip to DESY! This application has to be submitted by the Principal Investigator (in case of German university users) or the Project Leader (European users) for a maximum number of 3 participants. Persons who are not listed in this application are not eligible for travel reimbursement!

Detailed information on the regulations for the different user groups are given below. In case you have further questions concerning the application procedures please contact the DESY Photon Science User Office.
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Users from German Universities

Limited funds are available for user groups from German universities whose activities at DESY Photon Science is not supported by any other funding source. Users affiliated with BMWA, EMBL, FhG, HGF, MPG und WGL institutes are not eligible for travel reimbursement.
For detailed information pease consult:

EU Users after CALIPSO

The European Commission (EC) Programme CALIPSO ran out on 31 May 2015 .

After 31 May 2015 no funds will be available for the travel reimbursement of EU users from the CALIPSO project. Upon request via DOOR, DESY and HZG will cover the costs for the DESY Hostel for a maximum number of three participants per proposal. This applies only to proposals with "EC" identifier in the proposal ID (i.e. the leader is affiliated with an institution in an EU or EU associated country). The application for reimbursement has to be submitted by the Project Leader before the experiment.
For detailed information please consult:

CALIPSOplus - new perspective for EU travel funding!

It's our pleasure to announce that we have been invited to grant preparation for the project CALIPSOplus!
Provided that the grant agreement between the EU Commission and the consortion will be signed as expected, this implies that funding for transnational access to accelerator-based light sources in Europe will be available as of summer 2017.

NFFA Users

NFFA is a project funded by the Horizon 2020 EU Funding Programme of the European Commission. Users with an approved NFFA proposal and a confirmed access to the DESY NanoLab and a corresponding beamtime at PETRA III are eligible for travel cost reimbursement for up to two participants.

For detailed information please consult: