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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Lichtenberg Endowed Professorships

Outstandingly qualified researchers can pursue highly innovative developments in contemporary areas of research at a university in Germany.

Lichtenberg Endowed Professorships

Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Fellowships

Experienced researchers of any nationality can enhance their qualifications and diversify their competences by conducting a research project at a research institution in Germany.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Fellowships

Re-invitation Programme for Former Scholarship Holders

This programme is aimed at former recipients of DAAD research or study scholarships or former GDR scholarship holders. Funding is provided for research and work projects at a state-run or state-recognised higher education institution or ...

Re-invitation Programme for Former Scholarship Holders

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 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

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.

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