Funding Programmes

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Around 49.000 foreign researchers received financial support from German funding organisations and agencies in 2014. Here you find a selection of funding programmes for international Graduates and PhD Students, Postdocs and Junior Researchers, Senior Researcher and Faculty by various funding organisations. For more funding opportunities please search our funding databases.

In our Newsletter and on our Facebook and Twitter page we also keep you informed about current funding programmes to finance your PhD or research project in Germany.

Brochure with funding programmes:

Funding your research in Germany (2017, 72 pages)

A selection of funding programmes for German and foreign academics run by the most important research funding institutions. Target group: international students, graduates, post-docs and academics interested in a research stay in Germany. Download (PDF, 6.3 MB)