Research Funding

The diversity of sponsoring options is unique. Alongside large organisations such as the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), up-and-coming scientists are also supported by numerous prominent foundations such as the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation or the VW Foundation. In addition, there are also individual programmes provided by universities and extramural research establishments.

Funding Organisations

Funding Organisations

Research funding in Germany is provided by government bodies, various organisations, including many of the large non-university research institutions, and industry. More Funding Organisations

Funding Programmes

Funding Programmes

Here you find a wide selection of funding programmes by various funding organisations for international academics and researchers – for students, graduates, doctoral students, postdocs and senior scientists. More Funding Programmes

Funding Databases

Funding Databases

Research funding in Germany - Search for a wide range of funding programmes for foreign PhD students, Postdocs and Senior Scientists. More Funding Databases

Research Funding System

Research Funding System

German research funding is diverse and differentiated. Here you will find an overview of German and European funding, including funding by private donors and companies. More Research Funding System