Databases and Information Services
ELFI Online Database
The ELectronic Research Funding Information System (ELFI) offers information on more than 6,000 programmes and approximately 3,000 national and international sponsors. Users obtain comprehensive information on the funding institutions and their programmes. The original calls for proposals, fact sheets and forms can be downloaded directly. Each funding opportunity comes with a short description as well as addresses, contact names, submission dates and endowment. Access to ELFI is free to members of the university (funded through the Excellence Initiative). [Homepage]
Database of academic awards
DAAD - Scholarship Database
Study and research in Germany
East-West Science Center (OWWZ)
Hessian competence centre of Kassel University for cooperations in research, knowledge transfer and education in Central and Eastern Europe
EMBO Life Sciences Mobility Portal
The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) maintains this information platform on funding, training and jobs for European life scientists and those who want to come to Europe.
European Science Awards
Database of EU science awards
Free search of scholarship foundations in the USA
Database of the Herbert Worch Foundation of awards and grants for medical and life sciences research
Foundation Index (Ger)
This foundation search includes foundations with their own Internet address that are active in Germany and make funding available in specific areas of activity.
Funding Database of the German Federal Government (Ger)
Up-to-date overview of the funding programmes at the federal, state and EU level
GEPRIS (German Project Information System)
Database of current DFG-funded research projects
Internet portal of the BMBF, guide for international cooperation in research and education
Scholarship Pilot (Ger)
The BMBF scholarship database provides interactive search capability that allows potential recipients to access comprehensive and targeted information on current scholarship programmes.
Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
Foundation archive maintained by the Stiftverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft, promoting science and learning in Germany. The homepage also has information on the funding programmes of the association.
AID - Aktiver Informationsdienst (Active information service)
Up-to-date information on EU funding for research (Bonn)
Free newsletter with latest information on federal research funding (funding announcements, call for proposals, scholarships)
Announcements of funding programmes and funding guidelines by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research
DFG (German Research Foundation)
Information for researchers and current calls for proposals from the DFG funding programmes
KoWi European Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations
KoWi provides information and advice on European funding programs for doctoral candidates and postdocs.
Marie Curie Website
Search for funding opportunities for young researchers