August 2022

How does Germany support female researchers in planning their careers in the German academic system? Learn more about the efforts to increase the proportion of women through tailored support for international female researchers in the video below. And if you are also still looking for career and funding options, be sure to take a look at our current calls.

Also in this issue: Forschungszentrum Jülich will operate Europe's first exascale computer from 2023. Find out in our news section how many zeros it takes to write out its computing power of over 1 trillion operations per second – would you have known?

How Germany promotes female researchers

Research careers
Germany is constantly working to eliminate remaining structural disadvantages for female researchers. The Mentoring Program for International Female Scholars run by the University of Cologne is only one of many successful support programmes with which Germany aims to increase the proportion of women in the country's scientific landscape.

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First European exascale supercomputer coming to Germany

Science news
Forschungszentrum Jülich will be home to the first next-generation European supercomputer. JUPITER will be installed as of 2023 and is set to be the first in Europe to surpass the threshold of one trillion calculations per second.

Supercomputers at the Jülich Supercomputing Centre

New materials in 3D

Rafaela Debastiani from Brazil is researching new materials with properties that go beyond those seen in nature at the Cluster of Excellence "3D Matter Made to Order" at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Portrait of Rafaela Debastiani

Key research figures by federal state: new interactive online tools

Stats & numbers
Germany sounds good, but you are not sure yet where exactly you would like to conduct research? Find out more about the R&D activities in all of our 16 federal states and discover the right research location for you with the help of these interactive diagrams.

A map of Germany that shows the expenditure of R&D in the Länder.

Upcoming events

Meet us at the following occasions:

"Research in Germany" at the EuChemS Chemistry Congress 2022

Meet "Research in Germany" at the EuChemS Chemistry Congress 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal! Speak to our representatives and find out more about research and funding opportunities in Germany.


"Research in Germany" at the European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD) 2022

Visit "Research in Germany" in Locarno at this year's European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology to find out more about research, funding and career options in Germany.


"Research in Germany" at the Materials Science and Engineering Congress (MSE) 2022

Get in touch with "Research in Germany" at the hybrid MSE Congress 2022 to find out about research and funding opportunities for your own research stay in Germany!