Junior researchers & postdocs

Here you find a selection of funding programmes for international postdocs and junior researchers by various funding organisations. For more funding opportunities please search our funding databases.

Selection of funding programmes (alphabetical order):

Postdocs

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Research Grants

Junior and senior researchers can realise a research project on a specific subject within a limited period of time. The programme can provide support for direct project costs, project-specific staff and equipment required to carry out the ...

Research Grants

Research Grants – One-Year and Short-Term Grants

International doctoral candidates and young scholars or researchers can realise a research or training project at a state or state-recognised German university or non-university research institution.

Research Grants – One-Year and Short-Term Grants

Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists

International university teachers and researchers can conduct a short-term research stay at a state-run or state-recognised university or non-university research institute in Germany.

Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists

Research Training Groups

Research training groups are set up by universities and pursue a focused research programme. PhD students and postdocs can complete a doctorate or engage in independent research activities.

Research Training Groups

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

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
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