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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
spin their home country
DAAD
all Areas all DAAD Re-Invitation Programme for former Scholarship holders 1-3 months research stay former DAAD scholarship holders who were funded for a period over six months DAAD
all Areas all Fraunhofer Bessel Research Award Award winners are honoured for their outstanding research record and invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research
project with specialist colleagues at a research institution in Germany. The stay may be divided up into blocks. The award is valued at 45,000 EUR
Scientists and scholars from all non-European countries, internationally renowned in their field, who completed their doctorates less than 18 years ago
and who in future are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements which will have a lasting influence beyond their immediate area of
specialisation. Nominations may be submitted by established academics in Germany
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all Areas all Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award Award winners are honoured for their outstanding research record and invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research
project with specialist colleagues at a research institution in Germany. The stay may be divided up into blocks. The award is valued at 45,000 EUR
Scientists and scholars, internationally renowned in their field, who completed their doctorates less than 18 years ago and who in future are expected to
continue producing cutting-edge achievements which will have a seminal influence on their discipline beyond their immediate field of work.
Nominations may be submitted by established academics in Germany
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all Areas all George Foster Research Fellowship (HERMES) for experienced researchers long term research project in Germany Researchers with above average qualifications who have completed their doctorate in the last twelve years. Researchers must come from a developing or
country and their research outline must include aspects that are important for the continued development of your country or region of origin
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all Areas all Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers A Humboldt Research Fellowship for experienced researchers allows you to carry out long-term research (6-18 months) in Germany. Applicants choose
their own topic of research and their academic host. The fellowship is flexible and can be divided up into as many as three stays within three years
Researchers from abroad with above average qualifications, who completed their doctorate less than twelve years ago, already have their own research
profile and are working at least at the level of Assistant Professor or Junior Research Group Leader or have a record of several years of independent academic work
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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 their stay
KAAD
all Areas all Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers A Humboldt Research Fellowship for experienced researchers allows you to carry out long-term research (6-18 months) in Germany. Applicants choose
their own topic of research and their academic host. The fellowship is flexible and can be divided up into as many as three stays within three years
Researchers from abroad with above average qualifications, who completed their doctorate less than twelve years ago, already have their own research
profile and are working at least at the level of Assistant Professor or Junior Research Group Leader or have a record of several years of independent academic work
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all Areas all Mercator-Fellowship-Program – Visiting Professorships at German universities Fellowships enable intensive, long-term project-based collaboration between researchers from both domestic and foreign institutions. Although
Mercator fellows are on-site for only part of the project, they remain in contact with the project team members once their research stay is over. The funding period is five years
Nominations may be made by established academics in Germany DFG
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Area Discipline Scholarship What Who Further information
Asia all DAAD-K.C. Wong Fellowship 3-12 months research stay at a German university excellent Chinese doctoral degree holders from the fields of science, engineering and medicine DAAD
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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Area Discipline Scholarship What Who Further information
Europe all EU: ERASMUS+ Mobility for University Teachers and Staff at least 8 lessons a week for teaching and for 2 to 60 days for education and training The programme is intended for university teachers and members of staff at higher education institutions Please contact the International Office of your home university
Europe all KAAD-Eastern Europe Programme Research stays at a German university up to 6 months Professors at universities in Eastern Europe, Caucasia and Central Asia, who have a good command of German and are of Catholic faith KAAD (German only)
Europe all Vladimir-Vernadskij-Programme 3-6 months research stay at a German university Doctoral candidates and young university teachers only from Russian universities controlled by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation DAAD Russia (Russian only)
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Area Discipline Scholarship What Who Further information
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
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Area Discipline Scholarship What Who Further information
North America Sciences Fulbright-Scholarship Lecture and Research (non-flex) Lecturing and/or research stays for a duration of two to five months. In general, applicants should have established contacts with potential German host
institutions and solicited an invitation. Stays including lecturing will be prioritized
Junior and senior faculty members with US citizenship Fulbright
North America Sciences Fulbright-Scholarship Lecture and Research (flex) Lecturing and/or research stays for a duration of minimum four and maximum six months for three conesecutive years. In general, applicants should have
established contacts with potential German host institutions and solicited an invitation. Stays including lecturing will be prioritized
Junior and senior faculty members with US citizenship Fulbright
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