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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.
    Ta' ziz Partnerships for Democracy II - Short measures 
    Initiation of partnerships and networking with civil society primarily in four target countries 
    (Tunesia, Sudan, Libanon, Iraq). 
    Deadline for proposals: 30.11.2022, 31.05.2022
    Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP) 2023/2024
    Scholarships for PhD candidates from developing and emerging countries 
    Deadlines for proposals: 16.01.2022
    German-Greek Academic Partnerships 2023-2025
    Funding for the establishment of training partnerships, curricular cooperation through joint 
    courses of study and double degrees, and joint applied research projects. 
    Deadlines for proposals: 26.04.2022
    Konrad Zuse Schools of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence 2022-2027
    The programme promotes the establishment of probably three ‘Konrad Zuse Schools of
    Excellence in Artificial Intelligence’ providing excellent, re-search-based training at master’s degree and at
    doctorate level.
    Deadline for expressions of interest: 22.10.2021


    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: 30.09.2022
    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: 01.02.2022, 01.05.2022, 01.11.2022

    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


    NEW: Visiting Scholarships (VSAI): http://www.bacatec.de/en/hightech-agenda.html


    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: 31.01.2022
    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