Scholarship Database

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.

Objective

This programme offers you the opportunity to network amongst colleagues and exchange experience in the framework of short-term research stays in Germany. The scholarships are funded by the German Federal Foreign Office.

Who can apply?

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 can apply.

Note:
Former holders of fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation are requested to contact first the Humboldt Foundation.

What can be funded?

The programme provides funding for research stays at state or state-recognised institutions of higher education or non-university research institutes in Germany. A research stay can also take place at several host institutions.
Funding may only be claimed once within three years.
Lecture tours or visits to congresses are not funded.

Duration of the funding

  • Funding is provided for one to three months. Please indicate in your application how long you wish to receive funding. The funding period will then be determined during the selection process by a selection committee. The committee takes into account your work plan.
  • The grant is non-renewable.
  • Please note in your time planning that the funded stays should be completed by January 2025 at the latest.

Value

  • Monthly payments of
    2,000 euros for assistant teachers, assistant professors and lecturers,
    2,150 euros for professors
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding
  • In the case of a disability or chronic illness: subsidy for additional costs which result from the disability or chronic illness and are not covered by other funding providers: Further information
  • Green Mobility Top Up (Support for climate-friendly travel) or partial reimbursement of carbon offset payments for air travel
Please note: Health insurance coverage is mandatory in Germany. If you do not have a corresponding home health insurance, you will be insured by the DAAD. The costs will be deducted from the scholarship payment.

Selection

An independent selection committee reviews applications.

The most important selection criteria are:
  • academic achievements and recent publications which must be documented in the curriculum vitae and a list of publications
  • a convincing and well-planned research project
The selection committee also gives due consideration to equal opportunities; you can provide relevant information in the application form.
For more information on the selection procedure, go to Important Scholarship Information / Section E.

Advertisements by German Universities

Forster Summer School 2024 explores – sustainable future

Join us and explore sustainable future – concepts, conditions, chances in an interdisciplinary setting at the Forster Summer School 2024 in Mainz (Germany).

More

Apply to the TUM Global Postdoc Fellowship at Technical University of ...

The TUM Global Postdoc Fellowship is a funding opportunity for external postdoctoral scientists who are currently residing abroad and would like to start their research at TUM. For 24 months, we will ...

More

English-Taught B.Eng. Industrial Engineering with Work-Integrated Opti...

Are you fascinated by “technology made in Germany“? Would you like to study and put your newly acquired knowledge to practice by working in a company?

More

Apply now for the Master’s program in European and International Law (...

Boost your career now and study European & International Law together with students from more than 30 countries.

More

Study in Berlin - MBA & International Master’s Programmes

Our internationally recognized MBA & Master’s programmes will provide you with the knowledge and tools to conduct business in the global market.

More

Kick-start your future career in Financial Management at Coburg Univer...

If you are interested in management and finance our premium MBA program Financial Management could be just right for you! The program features an optional Dual Degree from UniSC Australia and a Bloomb...

More

Truly international – Study at ESB Business School!

Do you want to study in the heart of Germany, Europe’s strongest and most dynamic economy? Come to ESB Business School at Reutlingen University!

More

FU-BEST Program: Elevate Your Study Abroad Experience

Explore Berlin, improve your German, and dive into diverse subjects with FU-BEST. Applications open for Fall 2024 – Your gateway to academic excellence and cultural immersion!

More
1/8

Contact

  • DAAD Lektorat Auckland

    VISITORS: 18 Symonds Street, Arts 2 Building, level 4, room 414, Auckand 1010 MAIL: University of Auckland, German, DAAD, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142 Telephone: +64 (0)9 923 8931