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February 2020 – Newsletter "Research in Germany"

Germany’s Excellence Strategy – funding cutting-edge research

Dear {NAME[std:Reader]},

2019 was an exciting year for the German science community: Ten universities and one university consortium received the status of University of Excellence as part of the Excellence Strategy. Find out more about them and the 57 Clusters of Excellence in our current edition. You can also meet an award-winning engineering scientist who is accelerating the internet and learn about current calls and upcoming events.

 
 

In focus: Germany's Excellence Strategy

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The Excellence Strategy - what you need to know

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Meet Germany’s top universities

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Pursuing cutting-edge research

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BU: The Internet of Production – the future of industrial manufacturing

Computer scientist meets engineer – to shape the industrial production of the future

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Career & funding

 
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Bertha Benz Prize for young female engineer

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Current calls


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Scholarships for undergraduates, graduates and PhD students from the Heinrich Böll Foundation

The next closing date for applications from international candidates is 1 March 2020.


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Fraunhofer Attract

The closing date for applications for projects due to start in June 2020 is 23 March 2020.


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DAAD scholarships: Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists

Closing dates for application depend on the applicant’s country of origin.


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Leibniz Open Topics 2020 – Postdoc research and networking opportunity

The closing date for application is 23 February 2020.


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Upcoming events


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"Research in Germany"- PhD and Postdoc Matchmaking 2020

16 March 2020, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Registration starts on 17th February 2020


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"Research in Germany" at the MIT European Career Fair 2020, Cambridge

22 February: Fair Day | 23 February: "Research in Germany" information session


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Free online course: How to apply for a PhD in Germany

Learning time: 6-9 hours. Register now!


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Number of the month

29,000

That’s how many Alumni of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation there are around the world. Find out from where they come and where they are based through interactive maps and graphs in the Humboldt Geography of Knowledge!

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Get updates

Get updates about research career options and funding opportunities in Germany, the latest research news, interesting research projects and upcoming events.

 
 
Editors

German Academic Exchange Service – DAAD

Section K22 – International Research Marketing

Dr Georg Krawietz

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Final editing and translation

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Federal Ministry of Education and Research

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