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Number of the Month: 399 universities in Germany

Number of the Month: 399 universities in Germany

Students in Germany were able to choose between 399 universities in 2015. Together, they offer 17,731 courses of study, 1,104 of which are international and run in a language other than German. More Number of the Month: 399 universities in Germany

Research Grants – One-Year Grants from the DAAD

Research Grants – One-Year Grants from the DAAD

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) supports doctoral students and young researchers from abroad who wish to pursue research or a course of continuing education in Germany. The closing date for applications depends on your country of origin. More Research Grants – One-Year Grants from the DAAD

Inside our brain – the latest from brain research

Inside our brain – the latest from brain research

Our brain is able to outperform even the world’s fastest computers. It is an absolute marvel. Even after decades of research, however, it is not yet quite clear how exactly it works. Numerous scientists in Germany are researching the complexities of this key human organ. In this edition we present a number of exciting ideas and projects in this field. You can also read why a young mechanical engineer from Tunisia is so enthusiastic about doing her PhD in Germany, learn about current funding programmes, discover our number of the month and find out how salt gets into the sea. Newsletter: May 2016 Inside our brain – the latest from brain research

Research opportunities for international mechanical engineers

Research opportunities for international mechanical engineers

The subject of mechanical engineer Rim Zerriaa’s doctoral thesis is car paints and the question of how paint is applied to a vehicle. Originally from Tunisia, she decided to embark on a doctoral programme at a University of Stuttgart graduate school. She explained to us why the support she receives there is so good, how the course prepares her for the employment market and why she enjoys her life in Germany. More Research opportunities for international mechanical engineers

Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

Through its Sofja Kovalevskaja Award, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation supports promising young researchers from abroad. Applications can be submitted until 31 July 2016. More Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

Emmy Noether Programme

Emmy Noether Programme

Through its Emmy Noether Programme, the German Research Foundation (DFG) supports outstanding young researchers in all subject areas wishing to pursue a university teaching career. There are no fixed deadlines for applications. More Emmy Noether Programme