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Area Discipline Scholarship What Who Further information
all Areas all DAAD Bilateral Academic Exchange Program Short research stays from 2-12 weeks Foreign doctoral degree holders and professors who are working at a university or research institute DAAD
all Areas all DAAD – Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists 1-3 months short term research visits to a German university University teachers and established academics and scientists who have usually completed a doctoral degree and work at a university or research institute
in their home country
DAAD
all Areas all DAAD – Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists 1-3 months short term research visits to a German university University teachers and established academics and scientists who have usually completed a doctoral degree and work at a university or research institute
in their home country
DAAD
all Areas all DAAD- One year Grants 7 or 10 months research project or course of continuing education Excellently qualified doctoral candidates and post-docs DAAD
all Areas all DAAD Re-Invitation Programme for former Scholarship holders 1 to 3 months research stay former DAAD scholarship holders who were funded for a period over six months DAAD
all Areas all Fritz Thyssen Foundation: Stipends 12-24 months Post-Doc project post-doctoral junior researchers of all nationalities who wish to undertake autonomous, fixed-term research immediately following their doctorates Fritz Thyssen Foundation
all Areas all George Foster Research Fellowship (HERMES) Long-term research (6-24 months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host Researchers with above average qualifications at the beginning of their academic career who have completed their doctorate in the last four years.
Researchers must come from a developing or transition country and their research outline must aspects that are important for the continued development of their country or region of origin
AvH
all Areas all Horizon 2020: Individual European Fellowship Research stay in an EU Country (or associated members state) for 12-24 months. The application has to be made in cooperation with the hosting institution Researchers of all nationalities with at least 4 years of full time research experience or a doctoral degree EU
all Areas all Humboldt Research Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Researchers Long-term research of researcher’s own choice (6 to 24 months) at a research institution in Germany together with an academic host the researcher has chosen himself Researchers from abroad with above average qualifications, at the beginning of their academic career who have completed their doctorate in the last four years AvH
all Areas all KAAD-Scholarship Programme 1 2-6 months research stay at a German university Applicants who come from Africa, Asia, the Middle East or Latin America, are a Catholic Christian (or general belong to a Christian denomination) and
possess German language skills before starting the studies
KAAD
all Areas all Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (P.R.I.M.E.) 18 month funding of which 12 have to be spent abroad and 6 at the home institution. The funding consists of salaries instead of scholarships Outstanding post-doctoral researchers DAAD
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Area Discipline Scholarship What Who Further information
Africa all German Egyptian Short Term Scholarship Program (GERSS) 3-6 months research stay at a German university young Egyptian postdocs DAAD Cairo
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Asia all German-Sino (DAAD-CSC) Postdoc Scholarship Program 7-18 months research project at a German university Outstanding graduates from Chinese universities, especially those that are part of the “985” or “211” project, and from institutes of the Chinese Academy of
Sciences or the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Please check Chinese CSC-Site
Asia all JSPS Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship for Research abroad Two years research stay at a university abroad Japanese post-docs who have completed their doctoral degree within the last 7 years JSPS
Asia all Minerva Fellowship Program longer term research stays (6-36 months) at a German university or research institution Israeli post-docs Minerva
Asia all Minerva Short-Term Research Grant Short term stays at a German University for 1-8 weeks Scientists from Israeli institutions who are younger than 38 Minerva
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Latin America all Capes-Humboldt Research Fellowships for Post-Doctoral Researchers Extended research periods (6-24 months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host Highly qualified scientists from Brazil at the beginning of their academic career who have completed their doctorate in the last four years AvH
Latin America all CSF – Post Doctoral Students 6-24 months stay in Germany to improve professional skills junior post-doctoral scientists from the life-, natural- and engineering sciences from Brazil CSF
Latin America all DAAD Country-related cooperation programme with Colombia Master’s or doctoral degree programme or post-doc research project at a German university Colombian graduates, postdocs, scientists, academics and professionals up to the age of 36 DAAD
Latin America all DAAD Country-related cooperation programme with Mexico (CONACYT) Master’s or doctoral degree programme or post-doc research project at a German university Mexican graduates, doctoral candidates and postdocs DAAD Centroamerica
Latin America all DAAD Country-related cooperation programme with Peru (ALPRONA) Master’s or doctoral degree programme at a German university Graduates or postdoc scientists and academics from Peru from the universities associated with the Alianza Estratégica usually up the age of 42 DAAD

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Latin America all Government Scholarships Programme Uruguay Master’s or doctoral degree or post-doc research project at a German university Graduates, doctoral candidates and post-docs from Uruguay ANII (Spanish only)

DAAD

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