The history of the Notgemeinschaft

Research funding in the 1920s

This dossier provides an overview of the history of the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft as the predecessor organisation to the DFG. From its origins in “times of need” through the period of inflation up to the Pamir expedition in 1928.

Further information

Access to the historical records

“GEPRIS Historisch” is the comprehensive information portal provided by the DFG that makes the history of the DFG and of research between 1920 and 1945 publicly accessible:

Information on literature used and sources