Diverse research opportunities

More than 1000 publicly financed research facilities are available to researchers from all over the world.

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Promising team work

In Germany, basic research, applied research, and industrial development complement one another better than in any other country in the world.

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Home of choice of European research

Germany is home to Europe’s largest research community, with 21% of the EU’s researchers.

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Secure funding

Over 56.000 foreign researchers received financial support from German funding organisations and agencies in 2012.

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PhD funding from the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

With a view to promoting young talent, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) provides a wide range of funding opportunities to support gifted international PhD students. Applications can be submitted at any time.

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Number of the Month: 800

That’s how many musical manuscripts written by the composer Georg Philipp Telemann are locked away in a vault in Frankfurt. Digitisation of the baroque works is enabling researchers all over the world to study them.

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Talking about the unsayable

Religious research

Religious research is as wide-ranging as its subject matter is complex: when is religion tolerant, and when does it foster radicalisation? These are just two of the many questions that researchers are exploring at interdisciplinary centres. You can also read in this edition about the research a French physicist is doing at the nano level, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month.

Newsletter: November 2018
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International Climate Protection Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Through its International Climate Protection Fellowships, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation supports young researchers from developing countries. Applications can be submitted until 1 March 2019.

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The physics of tiny things

The physics of tiny things

Physics research into nanosensors and their numerous possible applications is thriving. Professor Yannick Dumeige from France is working in this field in Germany.

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What turns ordinary people into extremists? Researching radicalisation

What turns ordinary people into extremists? Researching radicalisation

A research network brings academics together to study mechanisms of radicalisation and to explore possible ways to prevent it.

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