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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 programmes listed below are only a selection. For a comprehensive up to date overview
    please refer to: DAAD's funding opportunities.
    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).
    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 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

    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 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
    PPP Slowenia

    Philipp Schwartz-Initiative