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June 2023

Help us become even better by taking part in our survey and group discussion regarding your user experience on the Research in Germany website – we look forward to your feedback! However, we have not been idle in the run-up to this newsletter issue and can also present improvements and new services for your career planning that have already been implemented: have a look and see for yourself!

Also in this edition: the government's future research and innovation strategy, interesting facts about cycling in the alleged "car nation Germany", and, as usual, numerous funding offers and event recommendations.

Your opinion wanted: user experience on

Recent activities
In order to optimise our services and your user experience, we are looking for international researchers who would like to talk to us about these topics. Are you interested in working in Germany or have you already done research or worked in Germany? Then we would be happy if you took part in our survey and group discussion via video conference!

PhDGermany relaunch: benefit from the improved database

Research careers
Are you considering doing a doctorate in Germany, but don’t know where to start? Use PhDGermany to find your perfect PhD opportunity! Thanks to the recent relaunch, the database offers improved features: filter by field of study, location, language and many other criteria, or browse the map to find the programme that best fits your needs and interests.

New service: English-language news from Informationsdienst Wissenschaft on Research in Germany website

Science news
Science in real time: the German Informationsdienst Wissenschaft (scientific information service, idw) is the news portal for up-to-date information from science and research. Research in Germany users can also benefit from its services in future, as the daily English-language news can now also be found on our website. Find out what the 1,000 idw member institutions have to report!

Daring more progress: Future Research and Innovation Strategy

Research policy
Germany is a country of progress and innovation. To ensure that this remains the case, the government is realigning its research and innovation policy. With the "Future Research and Innovation Strategy", it wants to strengthen Germany's innovative and economic strength while at the same time addressing the major social and global challenges of our time.

Healthy, affordable and fun: infographic on cycling in Germany

Living in Germany
Whether as a means of transport to work, for leisure or for holiday touring, cycling is more popular than ever in Germany, making the country one of the leading cycling nations these days. Find out all you need to know about cycling in Germany in this interactive infographic so that you can travel as safely as possible and enjoy your ride!

Upcoming events

Meet us at the following occasions:

Young Science Congress at the University of Gdańsk

Learn more about your research opportunities in Germany! Meet representatives of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) at the international and interdisciplinary Young Science Congress for (master) students, doctoral candidates and young scientists at the University of Gdánsk, Poland, from 6 to 8 July and talk about your possibilities!