Research in Germany

Researcher working with goggles in laboratory.
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Germany offers excellent research opportunities for EU/international PhD students and researchers. Universities and other higher education institutions as well as public- and private-sector non-university research institutions and large research funding organisations support international researchers with postdoctoral jobs and fellowships. Interesting development opportunities for international researchers also exist in research-intensive industry and with small and medium-sized enterprises. Many companies also work closely with universities and research institutions in application-oriented research and development.

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Getting Started

Join the more than 32,000 international researchers and scholars being funded to conduct research in Germany! Please use the links below to get you on your way to adding research in Germany to your resume.

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Financing Your Research

A wide selection of funding programs to conduct research in Germany is available for international academics and researchers, whether you are an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student, postdoc or a senior scientist. All it takes is this first click to get started.

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