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The following pages contain news of international research policy activities pursued in specific regions by the DFG Head Office and the DFG offices abroad.

International Activities

African-German Scientific Exchange

Two-step call of proposals invites researchers from sub-Saharan Africa and Germany in public health sciences to an exchange of ideas and the establishment of networks.  Interner Linkmore

Ninth GRC Annual Meeting

The DFG continues to play a key role within the Global Research Council: DFG President Professor Dr. Katja Becker has now been elected Chair of the Governing Board of the GRC. Interner Linkmore

Copernicus Award 2020

Due to the surging numbers of corona infections, the award was symbolically handed over at a video conference on 12.10.2020 to the two winners, Professor Sebastian Faust and Professor Stefan Dziembowski. Interner Linkmore

DFG Representation Abroad

Successful Completion of the IGK

Collaborative and interdisciplinary research is becoming increasingly successful worldwide. The exchange of ideas that emerges as a result of varied academic experience has proved productive not just for the scientific community but for society as a whole. Interner Linkmore

Lake Ontario in summer

“Once in America”: Interview

In autumn 2019, Dr. Iris Elser started her second postdoc – this time an international one – in Douglas Stephan’s group at the University of Toronto as a fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG), where she is researching frustrated Lewis pairs. Interner Linkmore

Closing Event of the German-Russian Year

Under the auspices of the Federal Foreign Office and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, high-ranking representatives of both countries met – both physically and virtually – in Berlin and Moscow. Interner Linkmore

Further News from the International Activities and from the DFG-Offices Abroad.