The following table lists the most important funding opportunities for researchers and teachers/professors. You can use the scholarship database to search for further funding opportunities.

Scholarship / programme Description Scholarship benefits Call for applications / application procedure

Research grants:

Short-term grants
(1-6 months)

One-year grants
(7-12 months)

1-12 months research stay intended for doctoral candidates and young academics (graduates)
  • Travel allowance
  • Living expenses
  • Health insurance
For short-term:

15th of November

30th April

For long-term:

15th of November

Language, history and culture of the German minorities in CEE:  training and research stays
  • 1-3  months research stay in Germany for university teachers
  • 1-6 months research stay for young researchers and PhD students
  • at a German higher education institution or research institute
  • Travel allowance
  • Living expenses/monthly stipend
Two calls for applications per year: in November and July

 

Research grants – bi-nationally supervised doctoral degrees 1-2 years research stay in Germany intended for students enrolled in a Hungarian PhD programme
  • Travel allowance
  • Living expenses
  • Health insurance
  • Academic studies and research
  • Language course

 

Usually in the middle of November

Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP)

Up to 4 years – depending on the graduate school
  • Travel allowance
  • Living expenses
  • Health insurance
  • Annual research allowance

The participating graduate school nominates the applicant for a scholarship

Research stays for university teachers and academics 1-3  months research stay in Germany intended for university teachers/academics working at a higher education institution or research institute
  • Travel allowance
  • Living expenses/monthly stipend

Two calls for applications per year:

15th of November

30th April

Study Visits for Academics - Artists and Architects 1-3 months work stay in Germany intended for university teachers/academics working at a higher education institution in the field of art
  • Travel allowance
  • Living expenses/monthly stipend
Two calls for applications per year:

15th of November

30th April

Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (PRIME)

12-months research stay abroad and a 6-months re-integration phase at a German University
  • Salary
  • Expatriate allowance
  • Travel allowance

Usually in the end of August

Re-invitation Programme for Former Scholarship Holders Intended for DAAD alumni, Germany alumni (with a prior stay in Germany of at least 10 months)
  • Travel allowance
  • Living expenses
  • Health insurance

Two calls for applications per year:

15th of November

30th April