Deadlines for Proposal Submission

Registered DOOR users will be informed about calls and deadlines by e-mail.

PETRA III beamlines (without EMBL P12-P14)

regular proposals

The call for regular proposals for PETRA III is published twice a year. The deadline is typically on 1 March and 1 September.
At present regular proposal submission is closed. The next call will be open 20 January - 1 March 2022, more details will be communicated via DOOR e-mail.

LTP and BAG proposals

The call for proposals for Long-Term Projects (LTP) and Block Allocation Group (BAG) at PETRA III beamlines is currently closed.
The next call for LTP and BAG will be open from 16. December 2021 until 17. January 2022. Details will be communicated via DOOR e-mail.

Fast Track Access to PETRA III beamlines (without EMBL beamlines P12-P14) for Corona virus-related research

To support the investigation of the COVID-19 virus characteristics and the development of possible vaccine and treatments we offer rapid access to PETRA III beamlines for research related to SARS-CoV-2.
Please use the template provided below to describe the planned experiment and send your proposal as PDF file to referring to "Corona-related research" in the subject line.
For any question related to this fast track access please contact us via

Template for "Fast Track Access for Corona Research" at PETRA III
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.template Template (21KB)
Template for "Fast Track Access for Corona Research" at PETRA III


The call for proposals for FLASH is currently closed.

Please note the current FLASH2020+ shutdown from mid-November 2021 to mid-August 2022.

The next deadline for proposal submission will be 1 July 2022.
The call will be opened later in spring 2022. We will inform our users via Email about the call opening.

how to prepare your proposal
PETRA III beamlines P12 - P14 (EMBL)

NFFA proposals - call

Next submission deadline for NFFA research proposals is on March 1, 2022 at 17:00 (CET). For detailed regulations and for proposal submission please visit the NFFA website