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The following publications will help you navigate through the German research environment and provide information on research performing organisations, funding and career opportunities, and interesting research areas. Whether you are interested in basic or applied research, an academic career or a position at a non-university research institution – we invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany.

Research in Germany - Manufacturing Science and Engineering (2014, 15 pages)

You are interested to pursue your PhD or get cooperation partners in the field of Manufacturing Science and Engineering in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field. Download (PDF, 917.6 KB)

Research in Germany - Geosciences and Environmental Sciences (2014, 15 pages)

You are interested to study, pursue your PhD or get cooperation partners in the field of geosciences and environmental sciences in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field of geosciences and environmental sciences. Download (PDF, 896.7 KB)

German Funding Programmes for Scientists and Researchers (2014, 68 pages)

A selection of funding programmes for German and foreign academics run by the most important research funding institutions. Target group: international students, graduates, post-docs and academics interested in a research stay in Germany. Download (PDF, 6.7 MB)

Research in Germany - Chemistry (2014, 17 Pages)

You are interested to pursue your PhD or get cooperation partners in the field of chemistry in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field. Download (PDF, 913.5 KB)

Research in Germany - Cellular and Molecular Biology (2013, 15 pages)

You are interested to study, pursue your PhD or get cooperation partners in the field of cellular and molecular biology in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field of cellular and molecular biology. Download (PDF, 904.5 KB)

Research in Germany - Neurosciences (2014, 17 pages)

You are interested to study, pursue your PhD or get cooperation partners in the field of Neurosciences in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field of Neurosciences. Download (PDF, 937.3 KB)

Research in Germany - Mathematics (2014, 15 pages)

You are interested to study, pursue your PhD or get cooperation partners in the field of Mathematics in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field of Mathematics. Download (PDF, 930.8 KB)

The German Research Landscape - Who does research in Germany? (2013, 52 pages)

Read more about the unique network of university and non-university research organisations which Germany has to offer. This booklet gives you an excellent overview of the German research landscape. Target group: International students, graduates, junior and senior scientists interested in the German research landscape. Download (PDF, 3.3 MB)

Research Landscapes in Germany - Manufacturing Science and Engineering (2014)

You are interested to pursue your PhD or get cooperation partners in the field of manufacturing science and engineering in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field. Download (PDF, 398.2 KB)

Research Landscapes in Germany - Social and Behavioural Sciences (2013)

You are interested to pursue your PhD or get cooperation partners in the field of social and behavioural sciences in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field. Download (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Germany Partner for Medical Technology (2013, 53 pages)

Medical technology comprises a vast spectrum of diverse technologies that respond to different challenges, such as developing artificial respiration, diagnosing HIV or helping the heart to keep its rhythm using a pace-maker.
German medical technology is well-positioned. Among its strengths are highly differentiated research infrastructures and the ready availability of specialised personnel. Download (PDF, 9.9 MB)

Discover the Future of Research. Now. (2011, 30 pages)

This brochure of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) provides information on ground-breaking scientific projects and contains detailed reports on innovation in Germany. Download (PDF, 3.0 MB)

FAQs – Preparing a successful research stay in Germany

FAQ Flyer with 14 questions and answers on preparing a research stay in Germany. Target group: International students, graduates, junior and senior scientists interested in research in German. Download (PDF, 3.2 MB)

FAQs – Dicas para sua estadia de pesquisa na Alemanha (2013, 48 pages)

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FAQs – Doing a doctorate in Germany (2010, 60 pages)

FAQ Flyer with 11 important questions and answers on doing a doctorate in Germany: formal requirements, structured programmes and Graduate Colleges, funding opportunities and many practical tips. Target group: foreign graduates wishing to do a doctorate in Germany. Download (PDF, 2.9 MB)

German Chemistry - Innovation for the Future / Issue for Japan in Japanese (2011, 28 pages)

ドイツの化学分野-将来に向けたイノベーション Download (PDF, 1.2 MB)

India and Germany – Strategic Partners for Innovation (2009, 8 pages)

The relationship between India and Germany has been strong for many years and close cooperation in the areas of political and economic development is enhanced by a diverse cultural exchange. Read more about Indo-German scientific collaboration and academic and cultural exchange. Download (PDF, 580.8 KB)

Korea: Report on German-Korean collaboration (2009, 26 pages)

This “Research in Germany” booklet is a report on the "Pilot Scheme Research Marketing South Korea" and provides information on German-Korean collaboration. (only available in German) Download (PDF, 583.4 KB)

Nanotechnology: Small ideas make it big in Germany - Get to know eight strong partners from Nanotech Germany (2008, 11 pages)

Under the “Welcome to Nanotech Germany” initiative, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has funded nano-research institutes as well as companies and networks. This booklet presents eight official partners of the initiative. Download (PDF, 1.0 MB)

Research Marketing in the Central, Eastern and South Eastern European Region (2007, 28 pages)

The BMBF has set up the ideas competition "Research Marketing - Central, Eastern and South Eastern European Region", which is geared towards innovative German research networks and aims to establish and strengthen their ties to the region. The brochure presents nine projects - examples of practical research marketing applications - which were carried out under the second call for proposals issued in 2007. Download (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Russia and Germany – Partnership of Ideas (2012, 8 pages)

Russia and Germany share a long tradition of research cooperation. Read more about the “Country Campaign Russia”, focussing to enhance the visibility of Germany’s top-class and cutting-edge research in Russia, in the fields of nanotechnology, environmental technology, optical technologies and health. The overall aim is to promote synergies between the two countries. Download (PDF, 1.3 MB)