All funding programmes

Here you find a selection of funding programmes for international graduates and PhD students, postdocs, junior researchers, senior researchers and teaching staff by various funding and research organisations. For more funding opportunities please search our funding databases.

Selection of funding programmes (alphabetical order):

All-Funding-Programmes

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Helmholtz Research Schools and Graduate Schools

These research schools and graduate schools offer structured doctoral programmes for highly-qualified PhD students in partnership with universities.

Helmholtz Research Schools and Graduate Schools

Helmholtz Young Investigator Groups

The best junior researchers receive excellent working conditions in a research-oriented environment. Researchers are granted independence early on and can set up and lead their own research group under excellent conditions at a Helmholtz ...

Helmholtz Young Investigator Groups

Humboldt Research Award

Researchers from abroad are invited to cooperate on a research project with fellow experts at a research institute in Germany.

Humboldt Research Award

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

International senior researchers in all disciplines can carry out their own research project in cooperation with an academic host of their choice at a research institute in Germany.

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

This fellowship allows young researchers to carry out their own research project in cooperation with an academic host of their choice at a research institute in Germany.

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Individual Doctoral Projects at Fraunhofer Institutes

PhD students can complete a doctorate while working on exciting projects in the newest areas of technology with state-of-the-art equipment at a Fraunhofer Institute.

Individual Doctoral Projects at Fraunhofer Institutes

Individual Doctoral Projects at Leibniz Institutes

PhD students can complete a doctorate while working in an excellent interdisciplinary research environment at a Leibniz Institute.
 

Individual Doctoral Projects at Leibniz Institutes

Individual Doctoral Projects at Max Planck Institutes

PhD students can complete doctoral projects within the scope of research work conducted at a Max Planck Institute.

Individual Doctoral Projects at Max Planck Institutes

International Max Planck Research Schools

PhD students can complete a doctorate in a structured programme that provides excellent research conditions.

International Max Planck Research Schools

International Visiting Researchers at Max Planck Institutes

International researchers can conduct independent research at a Max Planck Institute. The programme aims to strengthen cooperation and promote networking between Max Planck Institutes and their international partners.

International Visiting Researchers at Max Planck Institutes
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