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DFG Information Channels

The DFG provides up-to-date information through a range of channels. Here you will find an overview of these, as well as ways to subscribe to various information sources.

On the website

The latest information is available on the DFG website at

In information systems


GEPRIS is an online database of current DFG-funded research projects. The searchable system provides information on the research objectives of each project as well as the participating individuals and institutions. You can also view research results in the form of abstracts and selected publication links.


GERiT – German Research Institutions – provides an overview of 29,000 research institutes in Germany. Here you will find institutional profiles, job vacancies, the doctoral regulations for specific institutions and subject areas, and links to DFG-funded projects.

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Press releases

You can receive DFG press releases directly in your inbox as soon as they are published. Subscribe by sending an e-mail to

Information for Researchers

These publications provide researchers in all disciplines with information on current calls for proposals and general information on DFG funding programmes. You can subscribe by sending an e-mail to the address below:

DFG-aktuell: the newsletter

DFG-aktuell brings you the latest news from the DFG, straight to your inbox. DFG-aktuell is free and published once a month. We keep you up to date with the latest news on research funding and international developments, as well as our publications and events. Note that this newsletter is only available in German.

By RSS feed

The DFG offers various RSS feeds, a list of which is available here:

@dfg_public on social media

You can follow the latest news from the DFG's Press and Public Relations team on social media.

Sources of Information

How does the DFG publish Information? From E-Mail Newsletters to Twitter! more