Research Funding

Germany places great emphasis on globally networked research cooperation. Many organisations support international researchers and academics: Today more than 32,000 are being supported with scholarships. Besides this, research funding in Germany has the goal of financing the development of new ideas and technologies. The range covers everything from basic research in natural sciences, new technologies to structural research funding at institutions of higher education.

Funding Organisations

Funding Organisations

Research funding in Germany is provided by government bodies, various organisations, including many of the large non-university research institutions, and industry. More Funding Organisations

Funding Programmes

Funding Programmes

Here you find a wide selection of funding programmes by various funding organisations for international academics and researchers – for students, graduates, doctoral students, postdocs and senior scientists. More Funding Programmes

Funding Databases

Funding Databases

Research funding in Germany - Search for a wide range of funding programmes for foreign PhD students, Postdocs and Senior Scientists. More Funding Databases

Research Funding System

Research Funding System

German research funding is diverse and differentiated. Here you will find an overview of German and European funding, including funding by private donors and companies. More Research Funding System