The International Relations Office (IRO) at the Service Center International Affairs (SIA) advises on funding opportunities in the area of the internationalization of partnerships. Please do not hesitate to ask for our support in the application process. If you are seeking advice and information on national research funding programmes, please contact our colleagues at the Research Advancement Center (RAC).
The programmes listed below are only a selection. For a comprehensive up to date overview please refer to: DAAD's funding opportunities. SDG-Partnerships The programme focusses on planning, developing and realising higher education partnerships that give rise to a sustainable promotion of structures at partner institutions in DEC in teaching as well as research, and in the areas of higher education and research management. Integrated International Degree Programmes with Double Degrees (2022-2026) The purpose of funding is to develop, establish and maintain double degree programmes in all disciplines for higher education collaborations with all countries. Applications for establishing double degree programmes with France are excluded, as these are exclusively supported by the Franco-German University (DFH, www.dfh-ufa.org). Deadline for proposals: 15.10.2021 ISAP - International Study and Training Partnerships (ISAP) The aim of the programme is the development of ongoing cooperative partnerships between German and international universities through the mutual exchange of students and lecturers. Deadline for proposals: 15.10.2021 GEnKO - German-Korean Partnership 2022-2023 The aim of the programm is to promote binational research and training betweeen German and Korean HEI/ROs. Deadline for proposals: 31.08.2021 Western-Balkan / German HE dialogues The aim of the program is to promote a socio-political dialogue between the countries of the Western Balkan and Germany. Deadline for proposals: 03.09.2021 German-Iraqi Academic Partnerships Funding is available in particular for identifying academic partners, initiating higher education relationships between Germany and Iraq, and the development and promotion of sustainable structures at the partner university/universities. The programme focusses on improving and expanding teaching in Iraq, and on supporting the development and expansion of the Iraqi higher education landscape. Deadline for proposals: 31.08.2021 PAJAKO - Partnerships with Japan / Korea The aim of the programm is to promote binational research and training betweeen HEI/ROs in Japan, Korea and Germany. Deadline for proposals: 16.09.2021 Islamic World / German HE dialogues Fokus of the program is on the establishment of shared curricula, project-related mobilities for professional and cultural exchange with universities in the target countries. Deadline for proposals: 08.09.2021
Funding for small information events and large bilateral university days (Go East-Osteuropatage) as well as preparatory trips (Go East-Projektanbahnungsreisen) by German professors and / or other university members at one or more universities in one or more countries in the region mentioned.
Deadline for proposals: 15.10.2021 Academic staff exchange
Visiting Lecturers (Two funding lines: international lecturer in general / french guest lecturers)
Preparation, implementation and follow-up of courses by a single foreign lecturer (duration of stay at least three months).
Preparation, implementation and follow-up of courses by changing foreign lecturers (indiv. duration of stay at least three months)
Deadline for proposals: 15.07.2021 Study Seminars / Study Visists for international student groups in Germany
Funding for Study Visits and Study Seminars/Practicals ( no less than 7 days / max. 12 days) of students who are enrolled in their second semester or higher in a degree programm at a foreign university and who travel under the guidance and direction of a university teacher. Groups must be made up of at least 10 participants and max. 15 persons.
Deadlines for proposals: 1.11.2021
Bayerisches Hochschulzentrum für China Deadlines for application: 31.12.2020, 30.04.2021, 31.08.2021 Bayerisches Hochschulzentrum für Mittel-. Ost-, und Südosteuropa Bavarian-Indian Centre Study visits: applications for the same budget year until end of October Centro Universitario de Baviera para América Latina
Franco-Bavarian University cooperation center annually recurring deadlines: 15. April / 15. November Bavaria California Technology Center annually recurring deadlines: 15. April / 15. Oktober
Leonhard Euler Programme (2021 - 2022) On-site scholarship funding (“SurPlace”, seven to nine month) in connection with an (additional) one to three month study visit at the German partner university. (Eligible for funding are young academics from: Belarus, Republic of Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan), South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia) and Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia). Deadline for application: /
Programme for Project-Related Personal Exchange (PPP) Funding for bi-national research projects.
Deadline for applications: 14.05.2021 PPP Colombia
Deadline for application: 31.05.2021 PPP Canada
PPP India DST
PPP USA Deadline for application: 15.06.2021 PPP Australia Deadline for application: 24.06.2021 PPP Hongkong Deadline for application: 30.06.2021 PPP France PROCOPE
PPP France PROCOPE Plus PPP Croatia PPP Poland PPP Serbia
PPP Slowakia PPP Taiwan PPP Czech Republik PPP Hungaria Deadline for application: 17.07.2021 PPP Brazil Deadline for application: 07.09.2021