DAAD Project Funding
Note: Ukraine crisis
Please note the DAAD letter from 25 February 2022 on the Ukraine crisis and its impact on cooperation projects with the Russian Federation and Belarus as well as the follow-up letter from 1 March 2022 (German only). Further information on the impact of Russia's attack on Ukraine is summerized by the DAAD on this website.
Since 9 March 2022, the DAAD recommends all DAAD funded persons to depart from the Russian Federation and to return to Germany.
Note: COVID-19 Pandemic
Please note that the previous Corona special regulations for project funding have lost their validity as of 31.12.2022. The regulations on "Online start of measures with later transition to physical mobility" will end on 31.03.2023.
Latest information from the DAAD about the Corona virus can be found on the DAAD website. Corona-related information specifically for DAAD funded projects can be found here (German only).
To expand international educational cooperation, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers a variety of funding possibilities with different thematic focuses, covering various regions worldwide.
In order to support universities in implementing their own internationalization strategies and to intensify the development and expansion of international university partnerships, the DAAD offers a wide range of initiatives and formats.
Examples of Funded Formats:Cooperation Initiation
The DAAD offers a variety of funding programmes to support the organisation of international events in Germany and abroad:
- Programm des Projektbezogenen Personenaustausch
- Förderung ausländischer Gastdozenten zu Lehrtätigkeiten an deutschen Hochschulen
- Kurz- und Langzeitdozenturen
- International Study and Training Partnerships
- Integrated International Degree Programmes with Double Degrees
Further information regarding DAAD programmes by thematic focus, region and country of cooperation can be found directly on the Websites of the DAAD.
Examples of the projects, funded by DAAD are IMKD-Project liveSciences³ and IVAC: Change of Perspective - Global Learning: Intercultural Experiences and Interdisciplinary Diversity.
More information about DAAD funding opportunities for Postdocs (Incoming and Outgoing) can be found directly on the Postdocs Funding Opportunities Website.
General Advice for ApplicantsPlease note that DAAD proposals, which require the approval of the presidential board of the university, need to be forwarded to Göttingen International at least 2 weeks before the application deadline. This is necessary in order to review the proposal according to the regulations of the call and to ensure that the approval of the presidential board of the university can be obtained in time.
Furthermore, applicants are requested to add the university's advisory for DAAD higher education programmes as project assistantship. For this, please use the following functional email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advice for StudentsPlease understand that we cannot advise on DAAD programmes for individual support for students and PhD candidates. Further information regarding funding opportunities can be found in the DAAD scholarship database. If you have any questions about funding programmes for PhD students, please contact the DAAD directly. Students from Göttingen please contact the Study Abroad Advisory Services regarding funding opportunities for a study or internship abroad.
Advisor for DAAD Higher Education Programmes
Tel.: +49 551/39 21326