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DFG Office North America

The United States and Canada hold a special position in the context of the increasing internationalization of German research. The North America Office facilitates contact between scientists and researchers in Germany and North America, supports early-career researchers on a DFG fellowship in the region, and organizes outreach activities to showcase German research in the region.

Upcoming Events

Are you looking for information on research cooperation, DFG fellowships or postdoc programmes? Or do you have any other questions regarding the DFG? Come visit us at one of the following events:

December 12-16, 2016
American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco

Impressions from the North America Office

Impressions from the North America Office

France Córdova and Peter Strohschneider
France Córdova and Peter Strohschneider


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Norbert Haunerland (Simon Fraser University), Consul General Josef Beck, Dr. Annette Doll-Sellen (DFG New York), Prof. Dr. Martin Ester (University of Bielefeld), Prof. Dr. Jens Stoye (Simon Fraser University) at the third annual joint workshop of the NSERC CREATE MADD-Gen Program and the DFG-DiDy Program held at Simon Fraser University from April 25 to 27, 2016


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Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst with Ambassador Werner Wnendt in Ottawa
Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst with Ambassador Werner Wnendt in Ottawa


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DFG President Peter Strohschneider and UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski during a meeting at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in April 2016


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Jakob Rhyner, Guilherme de Aguiar Patriota, Robert C. Orr, Amina Mohammed, Jörg Hacker, Dorothee Dzwonnek and Peter Strohschneider during a joint conference with the United Nations University (UNU) in New York


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Connect to German Research
Connect to German Research


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Additional Information

DFG-Brochure:
Building Links to Academic Research in Germany

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