Outgoing programs

Here you will find external offers for outgoing travel programs.

 

 

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation – Feodor-Lynen-Programm

Target group:
postdocs (up to four years after doing their doctorate), doctoral researchers in the last stages of doing their doctorate 

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Direct applications are submitted directly to the foundation. The Humboldt Foundation has changed its application process in the Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship Program. Those interested can now apply exclusively online and upload their application documents. Doctorate should have been completed no more than four years prior. Host abroad must be a foreign scientist previously sponsored by the Humboldt Foundation. There must be scientific publications and a research post must be confirmed. Contact at KIT is Oliver Kaas.

Period/amount of funding:
Research projects of six to 24 months; in financing the foundation seeks a contribution from the host. Scholarship benefits consist of a basic monthly amount and a monthly. Expatriation allowance, which can vary depending on location and marital status, in addition: coverage of (return) travel costs, repatriation aid, alumni sponsorship.

Deadline:
Applications may be submitted at any time. Decisions are made every February, June and October.

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Alexander von Humboldt Foundation – MOST Taiwan Research Fellowship

Target group:
young scientists with a doctorate

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Doctorate must have been obtained within the past 12 years. Research is to be carried out in cooperation with a self-chosen academic host at a research institution in Taiwan. Contact at KIT is Oliver Kaas.

Period/amount of funding:
Research projects of three to twelve months, TWD 85,000 (ca. EUR 2,400) a month

Deadline:
Applications can be submitted at any time.

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Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S. (Alfred Toepfer Foundation F.V.S) – Voltaire-Scholarship (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
German and French young scientists

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
The Alfred Toepfer Foundation F.V.S. awards this scholarship annually in cooperation with the Académie de Berlin, which proposes the fellow. An application for a Voltaire scholarship is thus not possible.

Period/amount of funding:
Funding amounts to EUR 1,200 a month. The funding period is up to a year.

Deadline:
For information on the nomination period, please contact the foundation!

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Barbara-Wengeler-Stiftung (Barbara Wengeler Foundation) – Support of stays abroad

Target group:
young scientists up to 30 years of age

Area of studies:
Areas of networking and exchanges between philosophy and neuroscience

Terms of application:
Far above average degree, dating back no longer than one year.

Deadline:
Please contact the foundation for information

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Bayer Science & Education Foundation  Jeff Schell Scholarship (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
doctoral researchers and junior researchers from abroad seeking a doctorate or research project in Germany or doctoral researchers and junior researchers from Germany seeking a doctorate or research project abroad

Area of studies:
Agricultural sciences and agricultural economics, digital farming, pest management, seed and green biotechnology and environmental sciences, and agricultural sustainability in the agricultural sciences

Terms of Application:
All applicants should have a high level of motivation, personal commitment and an innovative project plan. Applications are open to students and young professionals with up to two years of professional experience from Germany who are going abroad for a study project or practical work experience or to scholarship holders from abroad who wish to study, conduct research or complete an internship in Germany. In addition, these documents are required for the Jeff Schell Scholarship.

Period/amount of funding:
In principle, the funding is intended to cover the cost of living, travel and project costs incurred. To this end, each applicant can provide individual details in the cost plan, on which the Board of Trustees makes its funding decision. The foundation does not provide any information on the amount of funding. Funding lasts up to 1 year.

Deadline:
July 18 every year

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Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and Ministry of Science, Technology and Space (MOST) – German-Israeli Cooperation in Water Technology Research) – Young Scientists Exchange Program (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
Israeli and German diploma/M.Sc.-students, postgraduates, doctoral researchers, and postdoctoral researchers who wish to spend a training period in Israel or Germany for up to 6 months, but not less than 1 month.

Area of studies:
German-Israeli cooperation in water technology research.

Period/amount of funding:
Accommodation and living expenses (as lump sums): EUR 1,690 for 1st month *), EUR 1.380 for 2nd - 6th month, EUR 46 for additional days as lump sums, travel, extraordinary expenses: only on account *) The increased lump sum for the first month includes the costs for additional insurances (health, accident, luggage, private liability) that shall be contracted by the candidates for the period of their stay abroad according to the agreement.

Deadline:
Applications can be submitted at any time.

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Canon Foundation in Europe  Research Fellowships (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
European and Japanese researchers

Area of studies:
All

Application:
Candidates are required to have obtained at least a Master's degree within the previous ten years. Exceptional candidates who obtained their qualification more than ten years prior to application will also be considered. Such candidates are required to provide further supporting information in their application. The European Fellowship holders pursue a period of research in Japanwhereas the Japanese Fellows do their research at host institutions in Europe.

Funding period/ funding amount:
3-12 months; The financial support for Research Fellows ranges from 22,500 Euro to 27,500 Euro per year and pro-rata for different periods.

Deadline:
September 15 every year

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Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) und Marie Sklodowska-Curie – INTEREPiD

Target group:
Candidates must have a doctoral degree from a recognized university, plan to obtain a doctoral degree by the time of employment, or have at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience

Area of studies:
Life Sciences

Terms of application:
The program aims at enabling outstanding junior scientists of all nationalities to develop a competitive research project in life sciences at CRG, thus promoting the transnational mobility and career perspectives of young scientists in Europe. Fellows will benefit from an exciting international scientific environment and an integrated training program, including access to state of the art infrastructure, lectures and seminars, specialised scientific and technological courses, complementary skills training and career development activities, postdoctoral symposia and retreats, as well as social activities.

Period/amount of funding:
Fellows may be employed up to 36 months

Deadline:
October 12, 2018

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German Research Foundation (DFG) – Research Fellowship

Target group:
Young German and foreign junior researchers* with completed doctorate

Area of studies:
all

Terms of application:
Restrictions apply to young researchers* who are abroad at the time of application.

Period/amount of funding:
Up to two years. Funding amount: Basic grant plus monthly lump-sum allowance for material and travel costs, if applicable, foreign allowance and child allowance

Deadline:

Applications can be made at any time.

For further information, please visit the page of the KIT Research Funding.

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)  GRAFÖG – Supplement to the Graduate Funding from the German States

Target group:
graduates and doctoral researchers

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Applications are open to German graduates of scientific and artistic disciplines who, within the framework of their scholarships, require a stay abroad of at least 30 days in order to carry out their work project in accordance with the graduate, doctoral and young academics promotion laws of the federal states.

Period/amount of funding:
At least 30 days, up to 12 months.

Deadline:
Applications may be submitted at any time.

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) – Research grants

Target group:
Doctoral researchers doing their doctorate at a German university

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
The grant funds research projects abroad for doctoral researchers at German universities. It is possible to apply twice for the funding during the entire doctoral research phase. Between the first and the second stay there needs to be a period of at least six months. The overall funding period during the doctorate is a maximum of 18 months.

Period/amount of funding:
One to twelve months. Monthly rates and the travel allowance vary by destination country (website available in German only). Health, accident and personal liability insurance are provided as is a flat-rate allowance for research and congress expenses (EUR 102/month). In addition, tuition fees and additional travel expenses can be partially covered as well as child-care costs.

Deadline:
August 31, 2020, selection decision October/November, start of grant beginning in January 2021
March 15, 2021, selection decision May/June, start of grant beginning in August 2021

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German Research Foundation (DFG) – Max-Kade-Foundation Fellowship

Target group:
Young scientists with above average qualifications (up to 12 years after attaining doctorate)

Area of studies:
Natural sciences, medicine

Terms of application:
Eligible applicants are young researchers who distinguish themselves professionally by several years of research work or research excellence.

Period/amount of funding:
One year. Basic fellowship with USD 51,200 family, spouse or partner allowances, reimbursement of travel expenses etc.

Deadline:
Applications can be submitted at any time.

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)  MEXT – Research stays in Japan

Target group:
doctoral researchers, postdocs

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Support is provided for study visits as part of a research or supplementary or postgraduate course in Japan.

Period/amount of funding:
One and a half or two year research or study stay from April 2019 to March 2021 or October 2019 to March 2021; scholarship includes a monthly scholarship rate of between 143,000 and 148,000 yen, flight tickets for outward and return flights, tuition fees, etc., depending on academic degree.

Deadline:
October 31, 2019 for architects (except doctoral projects), visual arts/design/film, music, performing arts

March 31, 2020 for all other subjects.

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) – Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (PRIME)

Target group:
Postdocs

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
The funding includes a 12-month international and a six month integration phase at a German university at which the funding recipients are employed over the entire period as a postdoctoral researcher. The application form is available in the DAAD application portal. With the exception of the certificates, all documents must be submitted in English, as the evaluation and selection will be carried out by international experts and an international commission.

Period/amount of funding:
The duration of the support is 18 months, of which the first 12 months are spent abroad (foreign phase) and the remaining six months in Germany (reintegration phase). The support is provided through a temporary employment, which is remunerated in accordance with TV-L salary group 13.

Deadline:
As a rule, the announcement of the call for applications is published on May 1 with a deadline for applications of August 30; the selection is usually made in February and the earliest funding start is May 1

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) / Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) – JSPS Summer Program in Japan

Target group:
doctoral and postdoctoral researchers at German universities

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Support is granted for a short research stay held between mid-June and mid-August at a Japanese university or a selected research institution (a list of the host institutes can be found on the DAAD website).
Stays to improve language skills or to conduct country studies are not eligible. Contact at KIT is Oliver Kaas.

Period/amount of funding:
Support is provided for a stay between June and August 2018. The scholarship cannot be extended.
The scholarship includes the following: International round-trip ticket, scholarship rate of JPY 534,000 yen as well as health and accident insurance.

Deadline:
November 30

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) / Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) – JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme (short-term & standard)

Target group:
doctoral researchers and postdocs

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Research projects at universities and selected research institutions in Japan are supported. For postdocs the doctoral degree may not be older than six years. Doctoral researchers must formally prove their status and finish doing their degree within two years of receiving the grant. Applicants must be able to present a plan for research and a letter of admittance for a research position which were agreed upon with the Japanese hosts. Contact at KIT is Oliver Kaas.

Period/amount of funding:
short-term scholarship: 1-12 months (doctoral researchers), 1-6 months (postdocs)
doctoral researchers: monthly scholarship of ca. 200.000 Yen
postdocs: monthly scholarship of  362.000 Yen
additional travel expenses, travel health insurance, starting lump sum (from four months on)

Deadline:
Depending on the desired start of the funding: January 1, 2020, April 30, 2020, July 31, 2020 or September 1, 2020

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) – Postdoc program short-term scholarships

Target group:
postdocs (up to four years after doing their doctorate); doctoral researchers in the last stages of doing their doctorate ( at the start of the scholarship the doctoral degree must have been completed)

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
The program is open for all countries. The program supports the implementation of independent research projects at self-selected host institutions. Important for the selection process are: academic qualifications, publications, experience in project planning, fit of the application (project, host organization, career plans), personality, extra-curricular activities. Contact at KIT is Oliver Kaas.

Period/amount of fundoing:
Short-term and longer term grants (3-6 months). Monthly grant rate: EUR 1,750 to + surcharges and travel costs etc.

Deadline:
Depending on desired start of the funding: March 15, June 15 or November 15.

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) – Program of project-based personnel exchange (PPP) 

Target group:
Graduates, doctoral researchers, postdocs, scientists

Area of studies:
Varies, depending on the program agreements with the partner country

Terms of application:
The aim of the program is to strengthen cooperation between international and German research groups. It is a bilateral program with 29 foreign partner countries. Contact at KIT is Oliver Kaas.

Period/amount of funding:
Normally up to two years, with a possible extension for a further year (varies by destination country). Basic funding of the project must be secured by other means. The stay is then generally one month (with exceptions).

Deadline:
depends on destination country

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) – Language and practice in the People's Republic of China

Target group:
graduates and young scientists

Area of studies:
Natural sciences, law, social sciences, political sciences and engineering sciences as well as architecture

Terms of application:
Studies must be completed when the scholarship starts. Target group are explicitly candidates with little or no experience of China.

Period/amount of funding:
The funding period is 16 months (cannot be extended) and includes a stay (intensive Chinese language course and internship) in China, as well as a two-week preparatory course in Germany (Bochum).
Monthly payment: currently EUR 1,725 + travel expense subsidy + insurances + fees for language course

Deadline:
January 31

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and International Scholars and Welcome Office (IScO) – STIBET Graduation Support

Target group:
Graduation support is meant for foreign doctoral researchers who in the final phase of their dissertation project have to bridge a financing gap.

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Application of the supervisor of the doctoral dissertation: informal letter, with an estimate of the completion date of the doctorate and the period of required support, curriculum vitae, valid letter of acceptance at the KIT Department and registration at KHYS.

Period/amount of funding:
up to four months (an extension is possible after renewed examination)

Deadline:
At the moment it is not possible to submit applications. Contact is Oliver Kaas of International Scholars and Welcome Office (IScO).

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and International Scholars and Welcome Office (IScO) – STIBET Contact scholarships (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
doctoral researchers and postdocs up to two years after finishing doctorate

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Application of the supervisor of the doctoral dissertation: informal letter, with an estimate of the completion date of the doctorate and the period of required support, curriculum vitae

Period/amount of funding:
five months (extension possible)

Deadline:
At the moment it is not possible to submit applications. Contact is Oliver Kaas of International Scholars and Welcome Office (IScO).

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Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina (German Academy of Natural Sciences Leopoldina) – Leopoldina Postdoc Scholarship

Target group:
postdoctoral researchers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland up to seven years after finishing their doctorate

Area of studies:
Natural sciences, medicine

Terms of application:
Applications may be submitted by the current head of the institute or a Leopoldina member or by the candidates themselves, if they are not employed.

Period/amount of funding:
Two years (extension possible) with EUR 1,750 for German applicants plus possible child and foreign allowances, as well as travel subsidies. Payment rates for candidates from Austria and Switzerland are set individually currently between EUR 2,100 and EUR 3,000.

Deadline:
Applications can be submitted at any time.

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Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris (German Historical Institute Paris)  Karl-Ferdinand-Werner-FellowshipHistorical Institute PariHistorical Institute Paris) – Karl Ferdinand Werner Fellowship

Target group:
postdoctoral scientists

Area of studies:
Funding may be granted in addition to individual archive and library research in Paris and the surrounding area also to stays that serve Franco-German scientific cooperation (e.g., by the design of larger projects, research groups, etc.).

Terms of application:
Guest rooms with Internet access and access to the institute and library infrastructure are made available. Contacts with French colleagues can be arranged.

Period/amount of funding:
Funding period: August - September (stay of between one and four weeks)

Deadline:
Twice a year: February 15 and September 15

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Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris (German Historical Institute Paris) – Scholarships

Target group:
doctoral researchers, candidates for habilitation

Area of studies:
French, Franco-German and Western European history

Terms of application:
The DHIP supports ongoing research projects in their implementation (mobility grants, resident fellowships) and the development of new research projects (research start scholarships).

Period/amount of funding:
The limit of the duration of the scholarships depends on the extent of the necessary research abroad for a maximum of six months. Funding: EUR 2,000 a month for candidates with completed habilitation and postdoctoral researchers EUR 1,500 a month for doctoral researchers

Deadline:
Applications should be submitted no later than two months before the intended stay

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Fondation Fyssen  Research Grants

Target group:
postdoctoral researchers up to the age of 35 years (biological sciences), up to 40 years (social sciences)

Area of study:
Neurobiology, psychology, anthropology, archeology, ethnology, ethology, paleontology

Period/amount of funding:
One year (no extension) with an endowment of EUR 15,000 to EUR 35,000

Deadline:
September 18, 2020 (online application)

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Fondation Fyssen  Post-doctoral study grants

Target group:
postdoctoral researchers up to an age of 35 years, the doctorate should be no older than two years

Area of studies:
Ethology/psychology, neurobiology, anthropology/ethnology, paleontology/archeology

Period/amount of funding:
12-24 months with up to EUR 30,000

Deadline:
April 3, 2020

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German-American Fulbright Commission – American Studies Institute

Target group:
German doctoral researchers and postdoctoral researchers (teaching and/or research activities with reference to America)

Area of studies:
Humanities and social sciences

Terms of application:
Requirements are a degree and good knowledge of English. Participants are required to attend the entire seminar program. Contact at KIT is Oliver Kaas.

Period/amount of funding:
Participation in an approximately 2-week interdisciplinary training seminar in the US (San Francisco State University). Transatlantic and intra-American travel expenses, program expenses, accommodation and daily allowance, health/accident insurance are funded.

Deadline:
The call for applications for the next program in 2020 will probably be published early 2020.

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German-American Fulbright Commission – Doctoral program

Target group:
German young scientists at the begin of their doctoral research phase

Area of studies:
All except medicine

Terms of application:
Applicants must at the time of application be enrolled in a doctoral program at a German university and have German citizenship. They arrange the guest stay at an American university themselves. There, they conduct research that is part of the already begun dissertation project. Contact at KIT is Oliver Kaas.

Period/amount of funding:
The funding is for a 4-6 month research stay. The scholarship covers the cost of a transatlantic round trip, the timing of which is agreed upon by the applicants with the Fulbright Commission, and further contributes to living expenses during the duration of the research stay with the payment of a monthly flat-rate allowance of EUR 1,600. At the same time, the participants are covered in a health/accident insurance for the USA (basic coverage). The scholarship also includes the application for the Fulbright J-1 visa free of charge.

Deadline:
October 1, (for a stay beginning April )
April 1, (for a stay beginning November)

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German-American Fulbright Commission – Fulbright American Studies Fellowship

Target group:
doctoral researchers and postdocs with German citizenship

Area of studies:
American studies

Terms of application:
The Fulbright American Studies Fellowship supports a research stay at an American university or comparable institution arranged by the applicants themselves. Research projects to work on a habilitation are supported. Contact at KIT is Oliver Kaas.

Period/amount of funding:
Up to EUR 10,000

Deadline:
 Next call for applications approximately December 2020

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Gerda Henkel Stiftung (Gerda Henkel Foundation) – Scholarship program (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
postdoctoral researchers

Area of studies:
Historical classical studies

Terms of application:
Applications must be made in English. Applicants should have doctorate and can demonstrate above-average success.

Period/amount of funding:
1-24 months, basic grant (postdoc EUR 2,300, scholars with postdoctoral lecture qualification EUR 3,100), support for foreign travel in the amount of EUR 500 a month, travel and material expenses, family allowance

Deadline:
June 20, 2020

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German Israeli Foundation  G.I.F. Young Scientists' Program (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
young German and Israeli-born scientists who want to establish contacts in the respective other country

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Electronic application, requirement is a doctorate dating back no longer than eight years at the starting time of the grant. Within the project year a visit to the other country for a minimum of seven working days is mandatory.

Period/amount of funding:
One year. The funding is decided on an individual basis. Currently the average funding amount is EUR 20,000.

Deadline:
November 20 every year

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Heinrich Böll Stiftung (Heinrich Böll Foundation) & Israel Public Policy Institute – Ecology & Sustainable Development: Promoting environmental innovation

Target group:
young professionals from the field of environmental policy from Germany

Area of studies:
Sustainability

Terms of application:

The Israel Public Policy Institute (IPPI) is an independent non-partisan Think-and-Do Tank that strives to strengthen the personal and professional connections between young professionals and policy leaders from Israel, Europe and the United States.

Period/amount of funding:
August - December,  EUR 750 monthly

Deadline:
June 1

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HIDA Trainee Network – Helmholtz-wide exchange program

Target group:
Doctoral and postdoctoral researchers

Area of studies:
Information & data sciences

Terms of Application:
The exchange must take place between two Helmholtz Centers. The funding is awarded in particular on the basis of the applicant’s motivation, the quality and originality of the project, and its basic feasibility within the timeframe of the planned research stay. There must be a clear connection to the information science area. The program is intended to promote exchange between Helmholtz Centers and researchers and to enable young scientists to expand their portfolios.

Period/amount of funding:
One- to three-month-long research stays at another Helmholtz Center.

Two funding options:

1. Funding for travel and material expenses (up to 2000€ per month) for Helmholtz‑internal doctoral and postdoctoral researchers

2. Receive a research grant (2860€ + subsidies) for Helmholtz-affiliated postdocs

Deadline:

March 15, 2021

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Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)  Young Investigator's Grants

Target group:
Research teams (two to four people) with young scientists (max. of ten years after attaining doctorate) from different countries

Area of studies:
Life sciences

Terms of application:
Applicants must have a laboratory in a member country. All members of the research team must have been working for at least five years an "independent position" (e.g. as assistant, researcher, lecturer, etc.).

Period/amount of funding:
up to USD 450,000 per team and year (depends on the number of members of the teams) for three years

Deadline:
March 30, 2021

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Human Frontier Science Program  Program Grants (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
teams of independent scientists

Area of studies:
Life sciences

Terms of application:
All team members must be independently able to advance their research.

Period/amount of funding:
up to USD 450,000 per team and year (depends on the number of members of the teams) for three years

Deadline:
This year's deadline has not been announced yet.

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Human Frontier Science Program  Long-term fellowships (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
postdoctoral researchers

Area of studies:
Life sciences

Terms of application:
Applicants must either come from one of the member countries or wishing to stay in one of the member countries.

Period/amount of funding:
three years with USD 45,000 per year

Deadline:
This year's deadline has not been announced yet.

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Human Frontier Science Program  Cross-disciplinary fellowships (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
postdoctoral researchers

Area of studies:
Physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computer science

Terms of application:
Applicants must either come from one of the member countries or wishing to stay in one of the member countries.

Period/amount of funding:
three years with USD 45,000 per year

Deadline:
This year's deadline has not been announced yet.

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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) – Strategic Partnership China (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
doctoral researchers and scientists

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Partner universities: Nanjing University of Science and Technology – NUST, Shanghai Jiao Tong University –SJTU, Soochow University – SUDA, Tongji University Shanghai – TUS. The invitation of potential partners to KIT is also possible. Contacts at KIT are Oliver Schmidt and Jie Han.

Period/amount of funding:
up to 6 months. A scholarship of EUR 1,125 a month, travel expenses flat-rate allowance (doctoral researchers, scientists: EUR 725, economy class ticket), language and cultural training

Deadline:
Please note the current announcement on this website.

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Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) – Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students

Target group:
doctoral researchers and postdocs

Area of studies:
Not eligible are: business administration, accounting, plastic surgery, marketing, advertising, dentistry and odontology, as well as related fields

Terms of application:
Selection criteria: academic excellence of the candidate, the intended field of study or specialization in Mexico is related to the applicant´s academic and job history, the area of study has a direct impact on the development of the applicant´s country, the program must relate to specific current or approved projects that have an impact on the development of the applicant´s country.

Period/amount of funding:
1- 12 months. A monthly stipend of five times the value of The Unit of Measure and Actualization (UMA) for doctoral programs and research periods, postdoctoral fellowships and Medical specialties and subspecialties. During 2017, the stipend was calculated with the minimum salary in Mexico City and was equivalent of MXN 12,251.00 (approximately USD 665.52).

Please note the costs listed in the call which are not covered by the stipend.

Deadline:
No current calls for application

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Minerva Stiftung (Minerva Foundation) – Minerva Fellowship Program (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
German and Israeli doctoral researchers and postdocs

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Applications are made in English. Graduates must have a university degree. Postdocs should have completed their doctorates less than seven years ago.

Period/amount of funding:
Six to 36 months for doctoral researchers, six to 24 months for postdocs (not extendable); Israeli scholarship holders receive EUR 1,377 to EUR 2,300. German scholarship holders received plus EUR 1,365 to EUR 1,519 plus married persons and children's allowance.

Deadline:
January 15 / June 15 every year

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Minerva Stiftung (Minerva Foundation) – Minerva Short-Term Research Grants (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
German and Israeli academics younger than 38 years

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Applications are made electronically. Prerequisites are innovative research fields.

Period/amount of funding:
One to eight weeks; graduates receive EUR 300 a week, postdoctoral researchers receive EUR 425 a week, plus travel allowance of EUR 700.

Deadline:
May 2 and November 2 of every year.

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Minerva Stiftung (Minerva Foundation) – Minerva-Weizmann Program

Target group:
German young scientists (doctoral researchers and postdocs)

Area of studies:
Chemistry, life sciences, mathematics, computer science, physics

Terms of application:
Funding is provided for short stays at the Weizmann Institute. Applications are made directly to the institute.

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Ontario Baden-Württemberg Faculty Mobility Program

Target group:
postdocs, junior research group leaders, junior professors with at least two to three years of scientific activity

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
The scholarships are intended to carry out a project of the applicant's own choice in cooperation with a scientific host at a partner university in Ontario, which provides the necessary research facilities at the host institute and is available as a contact for the implementation of the research project. Contact at KIT is Pascale Kohler.

Period/amount of funding:
The monthly scholarship rate is EUR 1,200 plus a one-time flat-rate travel allowance of EUR 1,200.

Deadline:
No current calls for application

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German Academic Scholarship Foundation and Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs – ERP Scholarship Program

Target group:
graduates and doctoral researchers

Area of studies:
All except artistic studies (music, art, acting, film)

Terms of application:
The program is aimed at outstanding graduates who want to complete a doctoral degree at a top US university or are planning a research stay in the US as part of a doctorate pursued in Germany. At the end of the deadline at least a bachelor's degree must have been achieved.

Period/amount of funding:
Funding is provided for one to two-year projects, the funding includes a monthly living stipend of USD 1,900 a tuition subsidy of USD 25,000 per year of study and a travel allowance of USD 1,000 and a one-time starting subsidy of USD 500.

Deadline:
October 1 every year

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Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Sklodowskiej w Lublinie (UMSC) and Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND – Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (IF) (Incoming & Outgoing)

Target group:
experienced researchers with doctoral degree or at least four years of full-time research experience

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
The European Fellowships (EF) support experienced researchers (usually postdocs) in further developing their career by financing a research project at a host institution in an EU Member State or Associated Country. The research project should be aimed at the diversification of the researcher's competences in terms of skill acquisition at a multi- or interdisciplinary level. The topic of the project can be chosen freely by the researcher. Proposals are submitted to either one of eight scientific evaluation panels or one of three separate multidisciplinary evaluation panels.

Deadline:
January 12, 2021

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