Funding by Research Organisations

Scholarships are not only awarded to (international) researchers by intermediary organisations such as the DAAD or the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and other foundations. Major non-university research organisations also have their own programmes that support both junior and senior researchers.

Fraunhofer Gesellschaft

Fraunhofer Gesellschaft

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft supports internationally networked, application-oriented research and is the largest organisation of its kind in Europe. More Fraunhofer Gesellschaft

Helmholtz Association

Helmholtz Association

The Helmholtz Association is the largest German research organisation. It offers several opportunities for young researchers. More Helmholtz Association

Leibniz-Association

Leibniz-Association

The Leibniz Association brings together over 80 research institutions working in many different disciplines. It offers many interesting opportunities for doctoral students and senior researchers. More Leibniz-Association

Max Planck Society

Max Planck Society

The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science is an independent non-profit research organisation. It also has a duty to support young researchers. More Max Planck Society

Academies of Sciences and Humanities

Academies of Sciences and Humanities

The German Academies of Sciences and Humanities honour researchers with prizes and medals and also award scholarships. More Academies of Sciences and Humanities