Research in Germany

The initiative “Research in Germany” presents Germany as a country of research and innovation and shows funding opportunities for international researchers.


Research in Germany will be present virtually during the congress. We prepared an Editorial Webinar and Q&A sessions:

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021 from 4pm to 5pm: Editorial Webinar "Funding Opportunities for Mathematicians in Germany"


  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021 from 5.30pm to 6.30pm: Q&A session


  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021 from 4pm to 5pm: Q&A session


  • Thursday, 24 June 2021 from 12pm to 1pm: Q&A session





Are you interested in studying, pursuing your PhD or getting cooperation partners in the field of Mathematics in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field of Mathematics

GEPRIS Search String for Mathematics
This customized link takes you directly to all the projects currently funded by the DFG in the field of mathematics.



There are plenty of different options to do your postdoc in Germany. Which career path will you take? Check out our video to find out more about the different ways to do your postdoc in Germany!

Research in Germany

The brochures and useful links below offer you some insight into the research, funding, and careers in Germany:

Learn more about the DFGs Funding Programmes offered by the DFG, like the Walter Benjamin Programme (Starting Your Research Career), the Emmy Noether Programme (Your Accelerated Path to Professorship), and the Heisenberg Programme (On the Final Stretch to Professorship): https://www.dfg.de/en/dfg_profile/publications/general_publications/index.html

Learn more about the sponsorship programmes of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation
Find out about our fellowships and awards, like the Humboldt Fellowships (postdoctoral and experienced researchers), the Bessel and Humboldt Research Awards (internationally renowned academics), and the Alexander von Humboldt Professorships (in connection with appointments to a full professorship): https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/en/apply/sponsorship-programmes

Learn more about DAAD funding programmes
The database www.funding-guide.de offers information on DAAD‘s funding programmes and of selected other organisations.

German Project Information System (GEPRIS) 
An online database providing information about all current DFG funded research projects and contact information for the Principal Investigators: https://gepris.dfg.de/gepris/OCTOPUS?language=en



Germany is a fantastic place to do your PhD - but what kind of PhD should it be? You have the choice of two routes to your doctoral title in Germany.
Watch this video and learn which path could be the right one for you! 


Find out in the brochure HERE how others have managed it, and how best you should approach it.

Learn more about open PhD positions 
If you are interested in doing a PhD, the DAAD database www.phdgermany.de will be helpful: it contains information on a wide range of doctoral positions in universities, companies and research institutions.



Browse through the universities and research institutes, Federal and state institutions and companies committed to research in the brochure below:

German Research Institutions (GERiT)
Information on more than 25,000 institutes at German universities and nonuniversity research institutions, searchable by geographic location, subject and other structural criteria: https://www.gerit.org/en/

The Higher Education Compass 
Information on Germany’s higher education institutions, the range of courses and programmes that they offer, their worldwide cooperation, and who to contact locally: https://www.hochschulkompass.de/en/study-in-germany


Stay in touch with Research in Germany also on Social Media:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ResearchGermany 
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/researchingermany 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Research.in.Germany/ 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/research-in-germany 


Visit our "Research in Germany" portal to find out more about Germany's research landscape and its latest research achievements: https://www.research-in-germany.org/en.html