Open calls for DAAD funding

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These are open calls for applications supported by the DAAD.

The DIES National Multiplication Trainings (NMT) Programme was jointly initiated by the German Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) in 2013 with the aim to support DIES Alumni in their roles as multipliers in higher education management and to promote the sustainability of the DIES training courses.

Under the NMT Programme, alumni of the different DIES training courses are encouraged to submit joint training proposals in the area of higher education management and to implement training activities in their home countries for higher education managers who have not yet attended a DIES training course.

Until now, NMT has undergone four cohorts, i.e. 2013-2014, 2017-2018, 2019-2020 and 2021-2022, supporting a total of
54 alumni teams to implement multiplication training in their home countries.
In order to continue supporting the growing number of DIES alumni as multipliers in higher education management, the Center for Quality Development (ZfQ) at the University of Potsdam, which has been coordinating the NMT Programme since 2017, herewith launches the Call for Proposals for the NMT Cohort 2023-2024.

The deadline for application is 12 February 2023.

Here are more details to the call:

  1. To the call
  2. Annex 1: Eligible DIES Training Courses for NMT 
  3. Aneex 2: Application from Viewing Sample
  4. Annex 3: Guidelines for Funding
  5. Budget Plan Template 

With regards to any questions on the application, please feel free to contact the Centre for Quality Development at the University of Potsdam at for further information.

The scholarships offer foreign students of German studies and German as a foreign language the opportunity to study for one semester at a state or state-recognized German university.

The information about this program is only available in German language.

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We are pleased to inform you that applications to the following programmes have now been reopened:

  1. Short-term grants:
  2. Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists:


The European Commission launched the call for proposals under the Erasmus+ call for 2023.  This call for proposals covers the following actions of the Erasmus+ Programme:

Key Action 1 – Learning mobility of individuals
Key Action 2 – Cooperation among organisations and institutions
Key Action 3 – Support to policy development and cooperation
Jean Monnet actions are also included. Read more for application details and deadlines here.

The University-Business-Partnerships programme within the framework of the BMZ’s special initiative “Training and Job Creation” has been advertised for the fifth time since 1 December (funding period 01.06.2023 – 31.12.2026).

A new feature of this call for proposals is that projects are particularly eligible for funding if the contents and formats of their curricula/teaching modules are consistently oriented towards the concept of the “Green Economy” or if they contribute to the promotion of gender equality at the partner university and the empowerment of women in enterprises.

Within the framework of the special initiative as well as the G20 “Compact with Africa Initiative”, preference is given to relevant developing countries, taking into account country-specific clusters.

These are the following:

*   Egypt: Industry 4.0, agribusiness, renewable energies, logistics, engineering, sustainable urban development, water management

*   Ethiopia: Agribusiness, renewable energies, food processing industry, logistics, engineering, textile industry, water management

*   Ivory Coast: Biotechnology, information and communication technology/ technology (incl. renewable energies and energy efficiency), logistics, engineering, water management, agricultural sciences

*   Ghana: Agribusiness/food processing industry, waste sector, automotive industry, renewable energies, logistics, engineering, water management, governance/law

*   Morocco: Automotive Industry, agro-food Industry, renewable energies, logistics, engineering, water management, information and communication technology

*   Rwanda: Economics, renewable energies, logistics, engineering, water management, information and communication technology, creative industry/film, sustainable urban development, mobility concepts (incl. electromobility), economics/statistics, tourism

*   Senegal: Agribusiness/food processing industry, information and communication technology/ digital economy, renewable energies, logistics, engineering, water management

*   Tunisia: Automotive industry, digital economy, renewable energies, logistics, aviation, engineering, water management, textile, tourism

However, other subject areas may also be considered.

For more information, please see the call for applications:

Förderprogramme finden – DAAD – Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst<>

The deadline for applications is 10 February 2023.




Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation.
It tackles climate change, helps to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and boosts the EU’s competitiveness and growth.With calls for proposals, the Commission selects, on a competitive basis, organisations or natural persons to implement projects co- financed by EU because these projects contribute to EU policy aims.
Here you will find the open and upcoming calls for proposal under Horizon Europe.

Förderungsmöglichkeiten des Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienstes für 2023 bzw. das Hochschuljahr 2023/2024 ( Funding opportunities from the German Academic Exchange Service for 2023 or the academic year 2023/2024

A. Studierende und Graduierte / students and graduates

Studienreisen für Gruppen von ausländischen Studierenden in Deutschland / Study Visits and Study Seminars for Groups of Foreign Students to Germany

Bewerbungsschluss/ application deadline:

1. Februar für Reisen zwischen 1. Juni und 31. August
1. Mai für Reisen zwischen 1. September und 28 Februar
November für Reisen zwischen 1. März und 31. Mai

1 February for trips between 1 June and 31 August
1 May for trips between 1 September and 28 February
1 November for trips between 1 March and 31 May

B. Doktorand/inn/en, Post-Docs und Nachwuchswissenschaftler/innen / Doctoral students, post-docs and young researchers

Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP)

GSSP ist kein Programm, für das man sich direkt beim DAAD bewerben kann!
Erst nachdem sich die Antragsteller an einer teilnehmenden Graduiertenschule beworben haben (siehe für die Liste der teilnehmenden Graduiertenschulen, an denen man sich bewerben kann, und für weitere Informationen) und von dieser Graduiertenschule für ein Stipendium nominiert wurden, werden sie gebeten ihre Bewerbung im DAAD-Portal hochzuladen.

Applicants cannot apply with DAAD for the GSSP Programme directly.

Only after the applicants have applied with a participating Graduate School (see for the list of Graduate Schools at which you may apply and for further information) and have been nominated by this Graduate School for a DAAD scholarship, they will then be asked to upload their application to the DAAD-portal.

C. Hochschullehrende und Wissenschaftler/innen / University teachers and scientists

Bilateraler Wissenschaftleraustausch / Bilateral Exchange of Academics

Bewerbungsschluss/ application deadline:

jederzeit, jedoch mind. 3 Monate vor Beginn des geplanten  Forschungsaufenthalts in Deutschland

Anytime but at least 3 months before the beginning of the planned research stay

(Der Besuch eines deutschen Amtkollegen muss im Gegenzug vereinbart sein. The visit of a German counterpart has to be scheduled  in return)

D. In-Country / In-Region Programme / In-Country / In-Regions Programmes

Stipendien im Bereich Master oder PhD an unterschiedlichen Institutionen und Netzwerken in Subsahara-Afrika / Scholarships for Masters or PhD at different selected institutions or networks in sub-Saharan Africa

Weitere Informationen unter / more informations under:

E. Sonstige / Others

Entwicklungsbezogene Aufbaustudiengänge (EPOS) / Development-related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)

Weitere Informationen unter / more informations under:

Praktikantenplätze für ausländische Studierende der Natur- und Ingenieurwissenschaften sowie der Land- und Forstwirtschaft (IAESTE) / Practical Traineeships for Foreign Students of Natural and Technical Sciences, Agriculture and Forestry (IAESTE)

Für weitere Informationen kontaktieren Sie bitte das IAESTE-Komitee in Kenia / For more information please contact the IAESTE committee in Kenya

Weitere Informationen unter / more informations under:

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