Find below an overview of the most important funding opportunities for institutional cooperation.

Name of the programme targets Benefits Duration Call for applications
Fact Finding Missions Expert delegations of German university lecturers
  • Transport
  • upkeep
  • health insurance
depending on the programme To the programme at daad.de
Subject-related partnerships with institutions of higher education in developing countries German universities with at least one partner university in a developing country
  • Transport
  • upkeep
  • health insurance
2 years, with an optional extention for another 2 years To the programme at daad.de
University Advisory Programme Researchers and German professors
  • Transport
  • upkeep
  • health insurance
2 weeks - 3 monthsup to 4 trips in 2 years To the programme at daad.de
DIES-Partnerships German and foreign universities according to the call for applications To the programme at daad.de
PAGEL German and foreign universities supports curricula and capacity development at the partner universities through bi- and multilateral university partnerships; support of returning graduates, support for Alumni and creation of subject-related networks up to 4 years To the programme at daad.de
University-Business-Partnerships university cooperation projects to improve the practical application of courses at the partner universities in developing countries in collaboration with German and local actors from the business community partnership-related exchange of university teaching staff, mid-level staff, graduates (e.g. doctoral candidates) and students form Germany and the partner countries up to 4 years To the programme at daad.de
Centres of African Excellence German and foreign universities up to 10 years To the programme at daad.de
Sustainable solutions for Subsahara Africa German universities and research institutes Trips and stays of German scientists as well as short stays of graduates and doctoral candidates in the framework of their postgradual training 2016-2020 To the programme at bmbf.de (only in German)