Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.
German Research Foundation (DFG): Research Grant
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The grants enable scientists and academics to conduct research projects with clearly defined topics and a limited duration. Researchers from any subject working in Germany or at a German research institution abroad who have completed their academic training (usually a doctorate) are welcome to apply for the DFG Research Grants. Only internationally competitive research projects of high scientific quality and originality are eligible for submission. The funding generally covers a maximum period of three years. After this, however, candidates can apply for the funding to be renewed.
researchers from all disciplines working at a German research institution who have completed their academic training (usually a doctorate)
The funding covers a maximum period of three years. After this, however, candidates can apply for the funding to be renewed.
The sponsorship amounts depend on the selected programme modules. You will find detailed information on the benefits in the guidelines on the programmes and modules.
Applications are welcome at any time and should be submitted according to the instructions for project proposals.
Applications may be submitted at any time.
Candidates should propose high-quality, innovative and internationally competitive research.
Please select your status and your country of origin to enable you to submit an application
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