International students in front of the lecture hall of the anatomical institute.

Find below the most important funding opportunities for researchers and lecturers.

Name of the programme targets Benefits Duration Call for applications
Research stays for university academics and scientists university lecturers / scientists at universities / research institutes
  • Transport (optional)
  • upkeep
  • monthly stipend
  • health insurance
1-3 months Official announcement
Funding for foreign visiting lecturers at German universities Lecturers at foreign universities (no Germans)
  • Transport
  • upkeep
  • health insurance
3-24 months with the possibility for extension  To the programme at daad.de (only in German)
Short-term lecturership academics at German universities
  • Transport
  • daily allowance
  • health insurance
4 weeks to 6 months To the programme at daad.de (only in German)
Long-term lecturership academics at German universities
  • Transport
  • daily allowance
  • health insurance
3-5 years To the programme at daad.de (only in German)
Re-invitation programme DAAD-Alumni, Germany Alumni (with a stay in Germany of at least 10 months)
  • Transport
  • upkeep
  • health insurance
1-3 months Official announcement
Herder Programme (Emeriti) retired German professors, in exceptional cases managers of the business community
  • Transport
  • daily allowance
  • health insurance
  • fixed lump sum
6 months or 1 year To the programme at daad.de (only in German)
Bilateral Exchange of Academics German and foreign academics and scientists
  • stipend
14 days to 3 months Official announcement