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    Funding programs for the internationalization of partnerships

    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 offers listed below are only a selection. Here you will find a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the DAAD's funding opportunities.
    German-Egyptian HE Partnerships - "Hochschulpartnerschaften"
     Funding for staff and student exchange and the preparation of international study programmes and/or shared offer of such 
    study programmes. 
    Study Programmes - Deadline for applications: 07.12.2020
    Funding for events such as summer schools, workshops, and conferences in Germany and/or for research, teaching and study visits. 
    Short measures - Deadlines for applications: 30.11.2020 / 31.05.2021
     Partnerships with HE institutions in East Central, Southeastern and Eastern Europe as well as the Caucasus and Central 
    Asia ("Eastern Partnerships")  
    Funding for short-term multilateral exchange measures such as summer courses or symposia as well as stays for study and 
    research purposes the partner university or in Germany. 
    Deadline for application: 30.4.2021


    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 applications: 15.10.2020/ 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).
    Guest Chair
    Preparation, implementation and follow-up of courses by changing foreign lecturers (indiv. duration of stay at least three months)
    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 applications: 1.2.2021, 1.5.2021, 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

    Funding for Research and Academic Career Development

    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 applications: 29.01.2021
    Programme for Project-Related Personal Exchange (PPP) starting in 2021- Turkey
    Joint bi-national research projects of a high academic standard to promote cooperative and preferably complementary research 
    activities to enable particularly young academics involved in the project to conduct a research stay at the  partner institution abroad, 
    and thereby support them in their international training.
     Deadline for applications: 21.12.2020 (Turkey)

    Philipp Schwartz-Initiative

    German-French Joint Call on Artificial Intelligence 
    Deadline: 21.12.2020
    Type 1 "Research Collaboration" (4 years, up to 300k EUR - 400k EUR)
    Type 2 "Research and Development" (transsectoral cooperation, 3 years, up to 600k - 800k EUR)