Senior researchers

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

Selection of funding programmes (alphabetical order):

Senior-Researchers

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Funding to Recruit Top-Level International Women Scientists

The Helmholtz Association is intensifying its efforts to attract excellent women scientists from abroad to scientific management positions.

Funding to Recruit Top-Level International Women Scientists

Georg Forster Research Award

Award winners from developing countries, emerging economies and transition states are invited to cooperate on a long-term research project with fellow experts at a research institute in Germany. The award is open to researchers in all ...

Georg Forster Research Award

Georg Forster Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

Senior researchers in all disciplines from developing countries, emerging economies and transition states can carry out a research project in cooperation with an academic host of their choice in Germany.

Georg Forster Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

Grants to Support the Initiation of International Collaboration

These grants support international collaboration by enabling eligible German and international researchers and academics to plan partner visits, trips abroad and/or joint workshops with their partners.

Grants to Support the Initiation of International Collaboration

Heisenberg Programme

Excellent researchers can prepare for a leading position in science and research and spend time working on an advanced research topic.

Heisenberg Programme

Humboldt Research Award

Researchers from abroad are invited to cooperate on a research project with fellow experts at a research institute in Germany.

Humboldt Research Award

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

International senior researchers in all disciplines can carry out their own research project in cooperation with an academic host of their choice at a research institute in Germany.

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

International Visiting Researchers at Max Planck Institutes

International researchers can conduct independent research at a Max Planck Institute. The programme aims to strengthen cooperation and promote networking between Max Planck Institutes and their international partners.

International Visiting Researchers at Max Planck Institutes

International Visiting Scholars at Leibniz Institutes

International senior researchers can conduct research at a Leibniz Institute in Germany that relates to their specific field of interest.

International Visiting Scholars at Leibniz Institutes

Leibniz Programme for Women Professors

The programme seeks to significantly increase the number of excellent female researchers in leading positions at Leibniz Association institutions by offering them reliable career prospects.

Leibniz Programme for Women Professors
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