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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DFG Research Grants Programme

Through its research grants, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) provides researchers at all career stages with funding for research projects in all disciplines. Applications can be submitted at any time.

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Who protects Snow White in the Russian tale?

Who protects Snow White in the Russian tale?

Historical and literary texts are increasingly available in digital form. Academics can use IT tools to access this data when researching how texts have been handed down from one generation to the next.

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Professor Albayrak, will hunting for a parking space soon be a thing of the past?

Advances in artificial intelligence and system networking are also changing road traffic. Computer scientist Professor Sahin Albayrak explains what cars will be able to do autonomously in the future.

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Digital humanities: the rise of a new academic discipline

Newsletter: August 2018

The digital humanities have already digitised some important collections of texts, but this new discipline is able and keen to do a lot more. In this edition, you can also read about an Italian mathematician who is researching a promising new theory, find out why a computer scientist believes that hunting for a parking space will soon be a thing of the past, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month.

Newsletter: August 2018
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Number of the Month: 400,000

That’s how many tons of by-products are generated each year by brewing beer in Europe. While part of this total is used as animal food, the rest is waste. Researchers at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern are looking for ways to use these by-products sustainably.

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PhD fellowships from the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds awards PhD fellowships to outstanding young scientists engaged in basic biomedical research. The next closing date for applications is 1 October 2018.

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