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Partner Organizations

The DFG’s partner organisations in Latin America and the associated funding opportunities for bilateral projects are listed below.

Argentina

Externer LinkCONICET – Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas

  • Cooperation agreement first signed in 1987 and renewed in 2013
  • Proposals submitted on the basis of joint calls; for proposals for International Research Training Groups, researchers should first contact the DFG and CONICET to check that the idea is feasible.

Brazil

Externer LinkCAPES – Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior

  • Cooperation agreement first signed in 1995 and renewed in 2018
  • Proposals submitted on the basis of joint calls

Externer LinkCNPq – Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico

  • Cooperation agreement first signed in 2007 and renewed in 2019
  • Proposals submitted on the basis of joint calls

Externer LinkFAPESP – Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo

  • Cooperation agreement first signed in 2006 and renewed in 2016
  • Proposals may be submitted at any time: Researchers from Germany and their cooperation partners in the state of São Paulo can submit project proposals to the DFG and FAPESP at any time, in all scientific disciplines. Joint funding is offered through the following programmes: Initiation of International Collaboration, Research Grants and Coordinated Programmes.

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Externer LinkFAPEMIG – Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Minas Gerais

  • Cooperation agreement first signed in 2009 and renewed in 2016
  • Proposals submitted on the basis of joint calls

Externer LinkFAPERJ – Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

  • Cooperation agreement signed in 2014
  • Proposals submitted on the basis of joint calls

Chile

Externer LinkCONICYT – Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica

  • Cooperation agreement first signed in 1981 and renewed in 2002
  • Proposals submitted on the basis of joint calls

Colombia

Externer LinkCOLCIENCIAS – Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología y Innovación

  • Cooperation agreement first signed in 2009 and renewed in 2011
  • Proposals submitted on the basis of joint calls

Externer LinkUNIANDES – Universidad de los Andes

  • Cooperation agreement first signed in 2013 and renewed in 2018
  • Proposals may be submitted at any time: Researchers from Germany and their cooperation partners at UNIANDES can submit project proposals to the DFG and UNIANDES at any time. Joint funding is offered through the Research Grants programme.

Externer LinkUdeA – Universidad de Antioquia

  • Cooperation agreement signed in 2019
  • Proposals may be submitted at any time: Researchers from Germany and their cooperation partners at UdeA can submit project proposals to the DFG and UdeA at any time. Joint funding is offered through the Research Grants programme.

Costa Rica

Externer LinkCONICIT – Consejo Nacional para Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas

  • Cooperation agreement signed in 1991
  • Joint funding mechanisms are currently being developed.

Externer LinkCONARE – Consejo Nacional de Rectores

  • Cooperation agreement signed in 2018
  • Proposals may be submitted at any time: Researchers from Germany and their cooperation partners in Costa Rica can submit project proposals to the DFG and CONARE at any time. Joint funding is offered through the following programmes: Initiation of International Collaboration and Research Grants.

Ecuador

Externer LinkSENESCYT – Secretaria Nacional de Educación Superior, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación

  • Cooperation agreement signed in 2012
  • Joint funding mechanisms are currently being developed.

Mexico

Externer LinkCONACYT – Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología

  • Cooperation agreement first signed in 2014 and renewed in 2018
  • Proposals submitted on the basis of joint calls; for proposals for Coordinated Programmes, researchers should first contact the DFG and CONACYT to check that the idea is feasible.