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April 2023

Just launched and waiting for your visit: the "Research in Germany" page on Instagram! We look forward to sharing exciting insights into Germany's research landscape, more of the latest funding opportunities and much more with you there. And in this issue of our newsletter, we are also providing you with lots of career information: learn more about a new DAAD database for international AI researchers to search for potential research partners in Germany, individual counselling offers from the National Academic Contact Point Ukraine, our free online course on how to apply for a PhD in Germany and, as always, a selection of current calls.

Follow "Research in Germany" on Instagram

Recent activities
We invite you to follow us on our brand-new Instagram page! Whether you are a PhD student, a postdoc or an established researcher: join us on this exciting journey, and let's explore the numerous research and career options Germany has to offer. We look forward to hearing from you!

New networking database for AI researchers

Research careers
The DAAD‘s new AI-NeT Database is a convenient matchmaking tool that international AI researchers can use to search for institutions and individuals with corresponding scientific interests in Germany. If available, information on open positions is also provided. Find your future cooperation partners here!

National Academic Contact Point Ukraine: online counselling in Ukrainian

Research careers
Are you a Ukrainian student or academic or an international student who studied in Ukraine before the war? Take advantage of the Contact Point’s counselling offers by registering for a video consultation! You will get an initial orientation in Germany’s higher education system so that you can continue your academic work or studies in safety as quickly as possible.

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

Research careers
Register now for our free e-learning course on how to apply for a PhD in Germany! In about six to nine hours of study time, you will get lots of information and useful tips on how to find a PhD position, how to write a convincing research proposal and about the German research landscape. Get your personal certificate now!

Record sum for investments in start-ups

Research careers
Still looking for funding for your start-up in Germany? High-Tech Gründerfonds, Germany’s largest seed investor, recently raised some 500 million euros for its fourth fund generation. It will thus be able to invest up to one million euros in seed rounds for promising young companies in the fields of digital tech, industrial tech, life sciences and chemistry.

Upcoming events

Meet us at the following occasions:

"Research in Germany" at the 2023 National Postdoctoral Association Annual Conference

The NPA Annual Conference is the largest conference and networking event in the US postdoctoral community. Attendees are provided with the opportunity to gather and enhance their professional development and leadership skills. For 2023, the NPA is offering both a live conference in Philadelphia from 21 to 22 April, as well as a virtual conference from 11 to 12 May. Register here by 7 April to take part and also meet "Research in Germany" representatives!


German Research Fair for graduate, PhD & postdoc students from Japan

You want to do research in Germany and would like to find out more about doctoral programmes, postdoctoral positions, scholarships and research funding? Join the DWIH Tokyo’s virtual German Research Fair on 27 April to get in contact and video-chat with representatives from many universities, research institutes and funding organisations from Germany. Register here!