Fellowship or Grant
There are a variety of funding programs for international scholars who wish to carry out research in Germany.
Databases and Information Services (Overview)
EURAXESS Funding Database
The EURAXESS Germany database contains more than 80 programs offered by funding organisations in Germany. To a large extent, these funding programs are aimed at scholars at advanced stages in their careers. [More...]
DAAD Scholarship Database
This database is aimed at international students, doctoral students and postdocs. It contains information about DAAD programs as well as those of other German funding institutions. [More...]
The Electronic Research Funding Information System (ELFI) offers information on more than 10.000 programmes and approximately 4.500 national and international sponsors. There is a fee charged for using the ELFI database; however, access is free of charge for members of the University. [More...]
Employment Contract with the University of Heidelberg
The university publishes its current job offers online. It is also possible to contact an institute or facility directly and ask about open or upcoming positions.
It is possible to come to Heidelberg without a fellowship or employment contract by providing your own funding. Please note: The German embassy or consulate as well as the local Foreigners´Registration Office in Germany will want to verify the financial situation of guest researchers.