If you are interested in coming to Tuebingen, you may be wondering how the German research system works or how to fund your stay. The following resources should get you started.
This initiative by the German Federal Government provides information for international researchers on various topics of particular interest, from the structure of the research system to planning your stay.
- Research Careers in Germany - Publication for experienced researchers (Professors and postdocs)
- The German Research Landscape - what does the structure of the German research system look like? Who does what kind of research?
- Funding options for international researchers in Germany, and publication Funding your Research in Germany
- Planning your stay in Germany
- Further helpful publications for download
Additionally, they provide specific information for...
If you're planning to apply for a grant to come to Tuebingen, please contact the TRC partner institution you're interested in. They will be able to provide institution-specific advice.
General funding databases that include calls and grants options include:
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation promotes academic cooperation between excellent scientists and scholars from Germany and from abroad. It provides grants and awards to outstanding scientists who have found a German host institution.
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
The DFG is Germany's main research funding organisation. It is possible to apply for most grants in English.
Euraxess combines several databases and is targeted mainly at scientists and scholars at more advanced stages of their careers.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the world’s largest funding organisation for the international exchange of students and researchers. It provides funding both for German researchers looking to go abroad and international researchers looking to come to Germany.
Stipendienlotse (in German)
Scholarships for (doctoral) studies at German institutions