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The DFG Office in Latin America

The DFG Office in São Paulo serves as an administrative branch and point of contact for advising and mentoring local researchers and research institutes. It already boasts a strong regional network of partner organisations.

This cooperation between institutions facilitates the initiation and execution of joint and co-funded research projects in all scientific fields.

Websites in Spanish and Portuguese

The DFG Office Latin America now offers comprehensive information about the DFG and its programmes in Spanish and Portuguese.

News

Around 150 conference participants attended the Research in Germany information event

Congress of Soil Science

In the second week of August, the 21st World Congress of Soil Science was held in Rio de Janeiro, attracting some 3,500 attendees. The Office Latin America organised a presentation of Research in Germany. Interner Linkmore

Kathrin Winkler presents Peter Scholze with the congratulatory letter from the DFG.

Fields Medallist P. Scholze

Numerous researchers in mathematics and representatives of German universities and other research institutions came together at the invitation of the DFG for a small reception at the residence of the German Consul General. Interner Linkmore

Researchers took advantage of the lunch break at ICM to find out about research in Germany.

ICM 2018

Mathematicians from all over the globe gathered in Rio de Janeiro for the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), where they also had the chance to learn more about research and funding opportunities in Germany. Interner Linkmore

Upcoming Events

© DWIH São Paulo

Open Day at DWIH São Paulo

The DFG Office Latin America invites visitors to come and learn about its work and the collaboration and funding opportunities available. The event will include the opening of the DFG exhibition “The Brazilian World Heritage Site of Serra da Capivara – The Oldest Traces of Settlement in America?” at the German Centre for Research and Innovation (DWIH).

© ANPOCS

42nd ANPOCS Annual Meeting

At the annual meeting of the Brazilian National Association of Postgraduate Studies and Research in Social Sciences, the Research in Germany initiative is organising a lunch session and an information stand to make social scientists aware of the research and funding opportunities available in Germany.

Further Information

Tasks

Latin America’s scientific potential is constantly growing, and the region is becoming increasingly significant for science. Interest in cooperation with research partners in this region is growing considerably among German researchers. This applies particularly to the countries of Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Argentina and Columbia, whose scientific systems are very advanced.

São Paulo is an important research and economic location, and the 2011 establishment of the DFG’s Latin American office there under the auspices of the DWIH (German House of Science and Innovation) will enable its strategic development to be effectively expanded and developed further.

The cooperation between partner organisations facilitates the initiation and execution of joint and co-funded research projects in all scientific fields.

Liaison Scientists

The DFG has been cooperating with liaison scientists in Latin America since mid-2006. Brazil and Chile show the greatest potential in Latin America for research and cooperation with the DFG. Interner Linkmore

Partner Organizations

Argentina

Brasil

Chile

Ecuador

Columbia

Mexico

Contact

Office Latin America

  • Dr. Kathrin Winkler
    Director
    c/o German House of Science and Innovation
    R. Verbo Divino, 1488
    CEP: 04719-904 São Paulo – SP, Brazil
    Phone: +55 11 5189 8308
    Phone DFG Bonn: +49 228 885 4550
    Fax: +55 11 5189 8309
  • Laura Redondo de Campos
    Link auf E-Maillatinamerica@dfg.de

DFG Contact