Dr. France A. Córdova, Director of the National Science Foundation, and DFG President Peter Strohschneider
DFG Office North America: New York City and Washington DC
The USA and Canada play a leading role within the context of increasing globalization in science and research. North America – and especially the USA – continues to be the most competitive research region in the world. More than a quarter of the global funds spent on research and development are invested here, and more than half of all DFG-funded research fellows travel to North America after completing their doctorate for their important first career step.
The DFG maintains regional expertise at its headquarters in Bonn as well as running its own North American office in two locations, Washington D.C. and New York City.
Together, these two offices facilitate contact between scientists and researchers in Germany and North America, support early-career researchers here on a DFG fellowship, and organize outreach activities to showcase German research regionally.
The ECF organized by the European Club of the MIT, was held on a virtual platform this year due to the coronavirus. One of the advantages of this was a significant expansion of geographical coverage without any increase in CO2 emissions from air travel. Interner Linkmore
For the first time, “Research in Germany” put in a virtual appear-
ance at an APS March Meeting to present the German research landscape in the field of physics to the international research commu-
nity on a digital exhibitor page and at an online workshop. Interner Linkmore
Clinical lung researcher Sinem Koc-Günel joined the group run by Amy Ryan (Firth) as a DFG fellow at the Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research, USC, in Los Angeles in August 2020, where she is looking into new methods for treating a rare lung disease. Interner Linkmore
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:
Networking Event: "Climate Change and the Social Sciences"
10 - 21 May 2021
The German Academic Exchange Service and Research in Germany invite Canadian and German social scientists to this online 10-day networking event.The DFG Office North America will offer two virtual info sessions to answer questions about funding.
DFG info sessions:
11 May 10:00 - 11:00 am EST / 4:00 - 5:00 pm CEST
18 May 8:00 - 9:00 am EST / 2:00 - 3:00 pm CEST
American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2021
"Discovery Science Driving Clinical Breakthroughs"
17 May 2021
9:00 am - 3:00 pm EST, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm CEST
Visit our virtual booth at the 2021 Cancer and Biomedical Research Career Fair to search for career opportunities in cancer research in Germany.
19 May 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST
Participate in our online seminar on career opportunities in cancer research in Germany; learn more about research and funding opportunities; and exchange ideas with experts in the field of cancer research in Germany.
Research in Germany: Your Postdoc in the Heart of Europe
27 May 2021
10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Meet with representatives from the DFG North American office to learn more about the German research landscape and find out more about funding for your research career.
German Partners in North America