Info for Senior Researchers

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Do you have several years of research experience and want to make new international contacts? Then come to Germany for a short-term research stay or a long-term research position in a university, research institute or industry. International researchers can research and work in a well resourced working environment as part of a team that normally includes international participation. Germany offers international researchers a diverse research-oriented higher education landscape, globally recognised research institutions and a research-intensive industry that leads the world in many areas. We would like to help you plan your future successful career in Germany.

5 reasons for coming to Germany

5 reasons for coming to Germany

There are many good reasons for coming to Germany. Find out which are most important to you. More 5 reasons for coming to Germany

Where to do research

Where to do research

Do you already know where you want to do research? Germany offers many opportunities. More Where to do research

Career paths

Career paths

Would you like to work in higher education or research? Find out how you can develop your career in Germany. More Career paths

Prizes and fellowships

Prizes and fellowships

Can you win people over with your expertise, experience and research ideas? German research funding organisations award prizes and fellowships to support international researchers. More Prizes and fellowships

Entry and residence

Entry and residence

What must I consider before entering the country? How important is it to speak German? There are lots of questions to be answered before you travel to Germany. More Entry and residence

Dual career programmes

Dual career programmes

Highly qualified couples who are both planning a career in Germany can receive targeted support from dual career networks at universities. More Dual career programmes