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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RISE Professional internships with German companies and non-university research institutions

If you are a Master's or PhD student or a Bachelor student who is a RISE alumnus or alumna in the fields of natural sciences, engineering or computer science from North America, Great Britain or Ireland, this programme will enable you to ...

RISE Professional internships with German companies and non-university research institutions

Search funding databases

There are more funding programmes available for international researchers. For more information you can either search the funding databases or go straight to funding organisations’ websites.

Search funding databases

Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

Junior researchers from all disciplines can establish their own working groups and spend five years working on a high-profile, innovative research project of their choice at a research institution in Germany.

Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

Support for Early Career Researchers within Collaborative Research Centres

Collaborative Research Centres offer PhD students and junior researchers opportunities to pursue an outstanding research programme that crosses the boundaries of disciplines, institutes, departments and faculties.

Support for Early Career Researchers within Collaborative Research Centres

University summer and winter courses

Apply for a university summer or winter language or short course! They cover language and area studies as well as German language instruction at a language institute in Germany.

University summer and winter courses
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