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International relations, partner organisations and funding opportunities with individual countries and regions

The DFG offers specific funding opportunities for cooperation with individual countries and regions. These are usually based on a cooperation agreement between the DFG and a foreign partner organisation. Below is a list of partner organisations and specific funding opportunities for the respective regions and countries.

In individual regions

Cooperation with developing countries

The DFG enables research cooperation between researchers from Germany or at a German research institution abroad and researchers in developing countries in connection with a research grant for individual projects.

With individual countries

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Algeria

In Algeria, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkGeneral Direction of Scientific Research and Technological Development (DGRSDT).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office:

Argentina

In Argentina the Externer LinkConsejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) and the Externer LinkMinisterio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva de la República de Argentina (MINCYT) are DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with CONICET that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. There is also an agreement with the Ministry of Science MINCYT that enables project funding under joint calls for proposals. Details of current resp. past calls for proposals and contact persons:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Austria

In Austria, the Externer LinkFund for the Promotion of Scientific Research (FWF) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organization on mutual opening of the respective individual funding procedures and programmes (lead agency procedure) in order to facilitate the implementation of bi- / trilateral research projects. Further information:

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time. Further information:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

B

Belarus

In the Republic of Belarus the Externer LinkFoundation for Basic Research of the Republic of Belarus (BRFFI) snd the Externer LinkNational Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus (NANB) are DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with BRFFI and NANB.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office:

Belgium

In Belgium, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkFonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS) and the Externer LinkFund for Scientific Research - Flanders (FWO).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office:

Brazil

Externer LinkCAPES and Externer LinkCNPq are DFG partner organisations at the federal level. There is an agreement with CAPES that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. Externer LinkFAPERJ is a DFG partner organisation in the state of Rio de Janeiro. There is an agreement with FAPERJ that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers from Germany and the state of Rio de Janeiro in response to joint calls for proposals. Details of current resp. past calls for proposals and contact persons:

Externer LinkFAPESP is DFG's partner organisation in the state of São Paulo. The agreement with FAPESP enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects which are conducted collaboratively between researchers from Germany and the state of São Paulo at any time (Standing Open Procedure). Externer LinkFAPEMIG is DFG's partner organisation in the state of Minas Gerais. The agreement with FAPEMIG enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects which are conducted collaboratively between researchers from Germany and the state of Minas Gerais at any time (Standing Open Procedure).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Bulgaria

In Bulgaria the Externer LinkBulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

C

Canada

In Canada, the Externer LinkNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Externer LinkSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with the SSHRC on participation in the multilateral network of the Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences. Through ORA, funding proposals can be submitted for multilateral research projects in the social sciences in response to a biennial call for proposals.

There is an agreement with the NSERC that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time.

In Canada, the DFG also maintains relations with the Externer LinkCanadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Externer LinkCanada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Chile

In Chile, the Externer LinkAgencia Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo (ANID) (formerly CONICYT)  is the DFG partner organisation.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

China

In China the Externer LinkChinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), the Externer LinkMinistry of Education (MoE) and the Externer LinkNational Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with the NSFC that enables funding proposals to be submitted for travel expenses to establish international cooperations and research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

Together with the NSFC, the DFG has been operating the Sino-German Center for Research Promotion (SGC) in Beijing since 2000. The SGC is tasked with promoting scientific cooperation between Germany and China with a focus on the natural sciences, life sciences, engineering sciences and management sciences. The SGC has a dedicated budget for this purpose that is used to support a range of funding programmes with a particular focus on mobility and early career researchers. Further information:

There is also an agreement with CASS that enables funding proposals to be submitted for travel expenses to establish international cooperations and research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country; an agreement of this kind likewise exists with MoE.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Colombia

In Colombia, the DFG partner organisations are the Externer LinkMinisterio de Ciencia Tecnología e Innovación (MINCIENCIAS) (formerly COLCIENCIAS) the Externer LinkUniversidad de Antioquia (UdeA) and the Externer LinkUniversidad des los Andes (UNIANDES)

There are agreements with the UdeA and UNIANDES that enable funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers from Germany and the respective university (UdeA or UNIANDES) at any time (Standing Open Procedure).

There is also an agreement with MINCIENCIAS (formerly COLCIENCIAS).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Costa Rica

In Costa Rica, the Externer LinkConsejo Nacional de Rectores (CONARE) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time (Standing Open Procedure).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Croatia

In Croatia, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkCroatian Science Foundation (HRZZ).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Czech Republic

In the Czech Republic, the Externer LinkCzech Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Externer LinkCzech Science Foundation (GAČR) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with the partner organization GACR on mutual opening of the respective individual funding procedures and programmes (lead agency procedure) in order to facilitate the implementation of bi- / trilateral research projects. Further information:

There is also an agreement with the CAS.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

D

Denmark

In Denmark, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkDanish National Research Foundation (DG) and the Externer LinkIndependent Research Fund Denmark (DFF).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

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Ecuador

In Ecuador, the Externer LinkSecretaría de Educación Superior, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (SENESCYT) is the DFG partner organization.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Egypt

In Egypt, the DFG maintains relations with Externer LinkAcademy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) and the Externer LinkScience and Technology Development Fund (STDF).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Estonia

In Estonia, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkEstonian Research Council (ETAg).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

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Finland

In Finland, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkAcademy of Finland (AKA).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

France

In France, the Externer LinkAgence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) is the DFG partner organisation.

There are various agreements with the partner organisation that enable funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. These include a joint call for proposals in the humanities and social sciences and a joint call for proposals in the natural sciences, life sciences and engineering sciences. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

The ANR is also a partner in the multilateral network of the Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences. Through ORA, funding proposals can be submitted for multilateral research projects in the social sciences in response to a biennial call for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

G

Greece

In Greece, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkNational Hellenic Research Foundation (EIE).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

H

Hungary

In Hungary, the Externer LinkHungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the MTA.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

I

Iceland

In Iceland, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkIcelandic Centre for Research (Rannís).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

India

In India, the DFG partner organisations are the Externer LinkDepartment of Biotechnology (DBT) the Externer LinkDepartment of Science & Technology (DST) the Externer LinkIndian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and the Externer LinkIndian National Science Academy (INSA).

There is an agreement with the DST that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. There is an agreement with the DBT that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time (Standing Open Procedure). Details of the current call for proposals:

There is an agreement with the INSA that enables funding proposals to be submitted for travel expenses for INSA fellowship holders to Germany. There is also an agreement with the ICSSR.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Indonesia

In Indonesia, the Externer LinkIndonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals for travel expenses to establish international cooperations and research projects to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Iran

In Iran, the Externer LinkIranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) the Externer LinkIranian National Science Foundation (INSF) and the Externer LinkNational Institute for Medical Research Development (NIMAD) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with the INSF and NIMAD that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time (Standing Open Procedure).

NIMAD provides funding for the medical and life science subjects, while INSF mainly supports research projects in the natural sciences, engineering sciences and social sciences. There is a cooperation agreement with the cultural authority ICHTO in the field of cultural studies.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Ireland

In Ireland, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkHealth Research Board (HRB), the Externer LinkIrish Research Council (IRC) and the Externer LinkScience Foundation Ireland (SFI).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Israel

In Israel, the DFG maintains relations with Externer LinkIsrael Academy of Sciences and Humanities (IASH) and the Externer LinkIsrael Science Foundation (ISF).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Italy

In Italy, the Externer LinkConsiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) and the Externer LinkVilla Vigoni e.V. are the DFG partner organisations. There is also an agreement with the regional government of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano-Alto Adige. 

There is an agreement with Villa Vigoni that enables funding proposals to be submitted for various event formats between humanities researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

An agreement has been concluded with the provincial government of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano-Alto Adige that enables calls for proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers based in the respective country at any time. 

There is also an agreement with the CNR.

In addition, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkNational Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

J

Japan

In Japan, Externer LinkAMED, the Externer LinkJapan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the Externer LinkJapan Science and Technology Agency (JST) are the DFG partner organisations.

There are agreements with the JSPS and with the JST that enable funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. A Letter of Intent has been signed with AMED regarding the joint funding of research projects in the neurosciences. Details of current calls for proposals and contact person:

Jordan

In Jordan, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkHigher Council of Science and Technology (HCST).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

K

Korea

In South Korea, the Externer LinkNational Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

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Latvia

In Latvia, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkLatvian Science Council (LZP).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Lithuania

In Lithuania, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkResearch Council of Lithuania (LMT).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Luxembourg

In Luxembourg, the Externer LinkFonds National de la Recherche (FNR) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organization on mutual opening of the respective individual funding procedures and programmes (lead agency procedure) in order to facilitate the implementation of bi- / trilateral research projects. Further information:

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time. Further information:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

M

Malawi

In Malawi, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkNational Commission for Science and Technology (NCST).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Mexico

In Mexico, the Externer LinkConsejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers with institute headquarters in the respective country within the framework of joint calls for proposals. Details of current resp. past calls for proposals and contact persons:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Mongolia

In Mongolia the Externer LinkMongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals for travel expenses to establish international cooperations and research projects to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Morocco

In Morocco, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkCentre National pour la Recherche Scientifique et Technique (CNRST).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Mozambique

In Mozambique, the Externer LinkFundo Nacional de Investigacao (FNI) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

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Netherlands

In the Netherlands, the DFG maintains relations with Externer LinkNetherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

New Zealand

In New Zealand, the Externer LinkMinistry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) - Science and Innovation (MSI) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for travel expenses to establish international cooperations and research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Norway

In Norway, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkResearch Council of Norway (RCN).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

P

Philippines

In the Philippines, the Externer LinkNational Academy of Science and Technology of the Philippines (NAST) and the Externer LinkNational Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with NAST that enables funding proposals to be submitted for the establishment of international cooperation between researchers with institute headquarters in the respective country at any time, as well as with NRCP.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office. 

Poland

In Poland, the Externer LinkFoundation for Polish Science (FNP) the Externer LinkNational Science Centre (NCN) and the Externer LinkPolish Academy of Sciences (PAN) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with the FNP regarding a call for proposals for a German-Polish science award. There is an agreement with NCN that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

There is also an agreement with the PAN.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Portugal

In Portugal, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkFoundation for Science and Technology (FCT).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

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Romania

In Romania, the Externer LinkConsiliul National al Cercetarii Stiintifice din Invatamantul Superior (CNCSIS) and the Externer LinkRomanian Academy (RA) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with the CNCSIS, as well as with the RA.

In addition, the DFG maintains relations with Externer LinkExecutive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding of Romania (UEFISCDI).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Russian Federation

The DFG has maintained an intensive exchange with Russian academic organisations for more than 50 years, supporting the development of bilateral cooperation primarily through joint calls for proposals with its partner institutions. At present, please note the “Guide on how to deal with institutions and residents of the Crimea in German-Russian measures promoted by German government agencies” published by the Federal Government due to the extension of EU sanctions.

In Russia, the Externer LinkMoscow State University (MSU), the Externer LinkRussian Academy of Sciences (RAS), the Externer LinkRussian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), the Externer LinkRussian Science Foundation (RSF) and the Externer LinkSaint Petersburg State University (SPSU) are the DFG partner organisations.

There are agreements with the RFBR and with the RSF that enable funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

There are also agreements with the MSU, RAS and SPSU.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

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Slovakia

In Slovakia, the Externer LinkSlovak Academy of Sciences (SAV) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation.

In addition, the DFG maintains relations with Externer LinkSlovak Research and Development Agency (APVV).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Slovenia

In Slovenia, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkSlovenian Research Agency (ARRS).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

South Africa

In South Africa, the Externer LinkNational Research Foundation (NRF) is the DFG partner organisation.

There are agreements with the partner organisation.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Spain

In Spain, the Externer LinkConsejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with CISC.

In addition, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkInstituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (IAC) and the Externer LinkSpanish State Research Agency (AEI).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Sweden

In Sweden, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkSwedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Science and Spatial Planning (FORMAS), to the Externer LinkSwedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE) and the Externer LinkSwedish Research Council (VR).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Switzerland

In Switzerland the Externer LinkSwiss National Science Foundation (SNF) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organization on mutual opening of the respective individual funding procedures and programmes (lead agency procedure) in order to facilitate the implementation of bi- / trilateral research projects. Further information:

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time. Further information: 

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

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Taiwan

In Taiwan, the Externer LinkMinistry of Science and Technology (MOST) (formerly NSC) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for preparatory workshops and travel expenses to establish international cooperations and – in response to joint calls for proposals – for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Thailand

In Thailand, the Externer LinkNational Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Turkey

In Turkey, the Externer LinkScientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time Standing Open Procedure).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

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Ukraine

In Ukraine, the Externer LinkNational Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the NASU.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

United Kingdom

In Great Britain, the DFG maintains relations with Externer LinkUK Research and Innovation (UKRI). The individual UK Research Councils responsible for the various fields are organised under this umbrella organisation.

There is an agreement with the Externer LinkArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

Furthermore, there is an agreement with the Externer LinkEconomic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to participate in the multilateral network of the Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences. Through ORA, funding proposals can be submitted for multilateral research projects in the social sciences in response to a biennial call for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

United States of America

In the USA, the Externer LinkNational Science Foundation (NSF) and the Externer LinkSocial Science Research Council (SSRC) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the NSF that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers with institute headquarters in the respective country within the framework of joint calls for proposals.
Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

The SSRC enables funding proposals to be submitted for the establishment of international cooperation in response to a joint call for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

In addition, the DFG maintains relations in the USA with the Externer LinkNational Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Externer LinkNational Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

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Vietnam

In Vietnam, the Externer LinkNational Foundation for Science and Technology Development of Vietnam (NAFOSTED) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time (Standing Open Procedure).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

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Zambia

In Zambia the Externer LinkNational Science and Technology Council (NSTC) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Africa and the Middle East

Algeria

In Algeria, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkGeneral Direction of Scientific Research and Technological Development (DGRSDT).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office:

Egypt

In Egypt, the DFG maintains relations with Externer LinkAcademy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) and the Externer LinkScience and Technology Development Fund (STDF).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Israel

In Israel, the DFG maintains relations with Externer LinkIsrael Academy of Sciences and Humanities (IASH) and the Externer LinkIsrael Science Foundation (ISF).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Jordan

In Jordan, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkHigher Council of Science and Technology (HCST).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Malawi

In Malawi, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkNational Commission for Science and Technology (NCST).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Morocco

In Morocco, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkCentre National pour la Recherche Scientifique et Technique (CNRST).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Mozambique

In Mozambique, the Externer LinkFundo Nacional de Investigacao (FNI) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

South Africa

In South Africa, the Externer LinkNational Research Foundation (NRF) is the DFG partner organisation.

There are agreements with the partner organisation.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Zambia

In Zambia the Externer LinkNational Science and Technology Council (NSTC) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Asia and Oceania

China

In China the Externer LinkChinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), the Externer LinkMinistry of Education (MoE) and the Externer LinkNational Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with the NSFC that enables funding proposals to be submitted for travel expenses to establish international cooperations and research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

Together with the NSFC, the DFG has been operating the Sino-German Center for Research Promotion (SGC) in Beijing since 2000. The SGC is tasked with promoting scientific cooperation between Germany and China with a focus on the natural sciences, life sciences, engineering sciences and management sciences. The SGC has a dedicated budget for this purpose that is used to support a range of funding programmes with a particular focus on mobility and early career researchers. Further information:

There is also an agreement with CASS that enables funding proposals to be submitted for travel expenses to establish international cooperations and research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country; an agreement of this kind likewise exists with MoE.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

India

In India, the DFG partner organisations are the Externer LinkDepartment of Biotechnology (DBT) the Externer LinkDepartment of Science & Technology (DST) the Externer LinkIndian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and the Externer LinkIndian National Science Academy (INSA).

There is an agreement with the DST that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. There is an agreement with the DBT that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time (Standing Open Procedure). Details of the current call for proposals:

There is an agreement with the INSA that enables funding proposals to be submitted for travel expenses for INSA fellowship holders to Germany. There is also an agreement with the ICSSR.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Indonesia

In Indonesia, the Externer LinkIndonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals for travel expenses to establish international cooperations and research projects to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Iran

In Iran, the Externer LinkIranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) the Externer LinkIranian National Science Foundation (INSF) and the Externer LinkNational Institute for Medical Research Development (NIMAD) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with the INSF and NIMAD that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time (Standing Open Procedure).

NIMAD provides funding for the medical and life science subjects, while INSF mainly supports research projects in the natural sciences, engineering sciences and social sciences. There is a cooperation agreement with the cultural authority ICHTO in the field of cultural studies.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Japan

In Japan, Externer LinkAMED, the Externer LinkJapan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the Externer LinkJapan Science and Technology Agency (JST) are the DFG partner organisations.

There are agreements with the JSPS and with the JST that enable funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. A Letter of Intent has been signed with AMED regarding the joint funding of research projects in the neurosciences. Details of current calls for proposals and contact person:

Korea

In South Korea, the Externer LinkNational Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Mongolia

In Mongolia the Externer LinkMongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals for travel expenses to establish international cooperations and research projects to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

New Zealand

In New Zealand, the Externer LinkMinistry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) - Science and Innovation (MSI) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for travel expenses to establish international cooperations and research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Philippines

In the Philippines, the Externer LinkNational Academy of Science and Technology of the Philippines (NAST) and the Externer LinkNational Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with NAST that enables funding proposals to be submitted for the establishment of international cooperation between researchers with institute headquarters in the respective country at any time, as well as with NRCP.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office. 

Taiwan

In Taiwan, the Externer LinkMinistry of Science and Technology (MOST) (formerly NSC) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for preparatory workshops and travel expenses to establish international cooperations and – in response to joint calls for proposals – for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Thailand

In Thailand, the Externer LinkNational Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Vietnam

In Vietnam, the Externer LinkNational Foundation for Science and Technology Development of Vietnam (NAFOSTED) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time (Standing Open Procedure).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Europe and the EU

Austria

In Austria, the Externer LinkFund for the Promotion of Scientific Research (FWF) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organization on mutual opening of the respective individual funding procedures and programmes (lead agency procedure) in order to facilitate the implementation of bi- / trilateral research projects. Further information:

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time. Further information:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Belarus

In the Republic of Belarus the Externer LinkFoundation for Basic Research of the Republic of Belarus (BRFFI) snd the Externer LinkNational Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus (NANB) are DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with BRFFI and NANB.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office:

Belgium

In Belgium, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkFonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS) and the Externer LinkFund for Scientific Research - Flanders (FWO).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office:

Bulgaria

In Bulgaria the Externer LinkBulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Croatia

In Croatia, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkCroatian Science Foundation (HRZZ).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Czech Republic

In the Czech Republic, the Externer LinkCzech Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Externer LinkCzech Science Foundation (GAČR) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with the partner organization GACR on mutual opening of the respective individual funding procedures and programmes (lead agency procedure) in order to facilitate the implementation of bi- / trilateral research projects. Further information:

There is also an agreement with the CAS.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Denmark

In Denmark, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkDanish National Research Foundation (DG) and the Externer LinkIndependent Research Fund Denmark (DFF).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Estonia

In Estonia, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkEstonian Research Council (ETAg).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Finland

In Finland, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkAcademy of Finland (AKA).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

France

In France, the Externer LinkAgence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) is the DFG partner organisation.

There are various agreements with the partner organisation that enable funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. These include a joint call for proposals in the humanities and social sciences and a joint call for proposals in the natural sciences, life sciences and engineering sciences. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

The ANR is also a partner in the multilateral network of the Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences. Through ORA, funding proposals can be submitted for multilateral research projects in the social sciences in response to a biennial call for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Greece

In Greece, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkNational Hellenic Research Foundation (EIE).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Hungary

In Hungary, the Externer LinkHungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the MTA.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Iceland

In Iceland, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkIcelandic Centre for Research (Rannís).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Ireland

In Ireland, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkHealth Research Board (HRB), the Externer LinkIrish Research Council (IRC) and the Externer LinkScience Foundation Ireland (SFI).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Italy

In Italy, the Externer LinkConsiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) and the Externer LinkVilla Vigoni e.V. are the DFG partner organisations. There is also an agreement with the regional government of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano-Alto Adige. 

There is an agreement with Villa Vigoni that enables funding proposals to be submitted for various event formats between humanities researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

An agreement has been concluded with the provincial government of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano-Alto Adige that enables calls for proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers based in the respective country at any time. 

There is also an agreement with the CNR.

In addition, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkNational Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Latvia

In Latvia, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkLatvian Science Council (LZP).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Lithuania

In Lithuania, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkResearch Council of Lithuania (LMT).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Luxembourg

In Luxembourg, the Externer LinkFonds National de la Recherche (FNR) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organization on mutual opening of the respective individual funding procedures and programmes (lead agency procedure) in order to facilitate the implementation of bi- / trilateral research projects. Further information:

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time. Further information:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Netherlands

In the Netherlands, the DFG maintains relations with Externer LinkNetherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Norway

In Norway, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkResearch Council of Norway (RCN).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Poland

In Poland, the Externer LinkFoundation for Polish Science (FNP) the Externer LinkNational Science Centre (NCN) and the Externer LinkPolish Academy of Sciences (PAN) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with the FNP regarding a call for proposals for a German-Polish science award. There is an agreement with NCN that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

There is also an agreement with the PAN.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Portugal

In Portugal, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkFoundation for Science and Technology (FCT).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Romania

In Romania, the Externer LinkConsiliul National al Cercetarii Stiintifice din Invatamantul Superior (CNCSIS) and the Externer LinkRomanian Academy (RA) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with the CNCSIS, as well as with the RA.

In addition, the DFG maintains relations with Externer LinkExecutive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding of Romania (UEFISCDI).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Russian Federation

The DFG has maintained an intensive exchange with Russian academic organisations for more than 50 years, supporting the development of bilateral cooperation primarily through joint calls for proposals with its partner institutions. At present, please note the “Guide on how to deal with institutions and residents of the Crimea in German-Russian measures promoted by German government agencies” published by the Federal Government due to the extension of EU sanctions.

In Russia, the Externer LinkMoscow State University (MSU), the Externer LinkRussian Academy of Sciences (RAS), the Externer LinkRussian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), the Externer LinkRussian Science Foundation (RSF) and the Externer LinkSaint Petersburg State University (SPSU) are the DFG partner organisations.

There are agreements with the RFBR and with the RSF that enable funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

There are also agreements with the MSU, RAS and SPSU.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Slovakia

In Slovakia, the Externer LinkSlovak Academy of Sciences (SAV) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation.

In addition, the DFG maintains relations with Externer LinkSlovak Research and Development Agency (APVV).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Slovenia

In Slovenia, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkSlovenian Research Agency (ARRS).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Spain

In Spain, the Externer LinkConsejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with CISC.

In addition, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkInstituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (IAC) and the Externer LinkSpanish State Research Agency (AEI).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Sweden

In Sweden, the DFG maintains relations with the Externer LinkSwedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Science and Spatial Planning (FORMAS), to the Externer LinkSwedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE) and the Externer LinkSwedish Research Council (VR).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Switzerland

In Switzerland the Externer LinkSwiss National Science Foundation (SNF) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organization on mutual opening of the respective individual funding procedures and programmes (lead agency procedure) in order to facilitate the implementation of bi- / trilateral research projects. Further information:

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time. Further information: 

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Turkey

In Turkey, the Externer LinkScientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time Standing Open Procedure).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Ukraine

In Ukraine, the Externer LinkNational Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the NASU.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

United Kingdom

In Great Britain, the DFG maintains relations with Externer LinkUK Research and Innovation (UKRI). The individual UK Research Councils responsible for the various fields are organised under this umbrella organisation.

There is an agreement with the Externer LinkArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

Furthermore, there is an agreement with the Externer LinkEconomic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to participate in the multilateral network of the Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences. Through ORA, funding proposals can be submitted for multilateral research projects in the social sciences in response to a biennial call for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Latin America

Argentina

In Argentina the Externer LinkConsejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) and the Externer LinkMinisterio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva de la República de Argentina (MINCYT) are DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with CONICET that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. There is also an agreement with the Ministry of Science MINCYT that enables project funding under joint calls for proposals. Details of current resp. past calls for proposals and contact persons:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Brazil

Externer LinkCAPES and Externer LinkCNPq are DFG partner organisations at the federal level. There is an agreement with CAPES that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country in response to joint calls for proposals. Externer LinkFAPERJ is a DFG partner organisation in the state of Rio de Janeiro. There is an agreement with FAPERJ that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers from Germany and the state of Rio de Janeiro in response to joint calls for proposals. Details of current resp. past calls for proposals and contact persons:

Externer LinkFAPESP is DFG's partner organisation in the state of São Paulo. The agreement with FAPESP enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects which are conducted collaboratively between researchers from Germany and the state of São Paulo at any time (Standing Open Procedure). Externer LinkFAPEMIG is DFG's partner organisation in the state of Minas Gerais. The agreement with FAPEMIG enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects which are conducted collaboratively between researchers from Germany and the state of Minas Gerais at any time (Standing Open Procedure).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Chile

In Chile, the Externer LinkAgencia Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo (ANID) (formerly CONICYT)  is the DFG partner organisation.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Colombia

In Colombia, the DFG partner organisations are the Externer LinkMinisterio de Ciencia Tecnología e Innovación (MINCIENCIAS) (formerly COLCIENCIAS) the Externer LinkUniversidad de Antioquia (UdeA) and the Externer LinkUniversidad des los Andes (UNIANDES)

There are agreements with the UdeA and UNIANDES that enable funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers from Germany and the respective university (UdeA or UNIANDES) at any time (Standing Open Procedure).

There is also an agreement with MINCIENCIAS (formerly COLCIENCIAS).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Costa Rica

In Costa Rica, the Externer LinkConsejo Nacional de Rectores (CONARE) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time (Standing Open Procedure).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Ecuador

In Ecuador, the Externer LinkSecretaría de Educación Superior, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (SENESCYT) is the DFG partner organization.

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

Mexico

In Mexico, the Externer LinkConsejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the partner organisation that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers with institute headquarters in the respective country within the framework of joint calls for proposals. Details of current resp. past calls for proposals and contact persons:

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

North America

Canada

In Canada, the Externer LinkNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Externer LinkSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) are the DFG partner organisations.

There is an agreement with the SSHRC on participation in the multilateral network of the Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences. Through ORA, funding proposals can be submitted for multilateral research projects in the social sciences in response to a biennial call for proposals.

There is an agreement with the NSERC that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers at institutes based in the respective country at any time.

In Canada, the DFG also maintains relations with the Externer LinkCanadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Externer LinkCanada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.

United States of America

In the USA, the Externer LinkNational Science Foundation (NSF) and the Externer LinkSocial Science Research Council (SSRC) is the DFG partner organisation.

There is an agreement with the NSF that enables funding proposals to be submitted for research projects to be conducted collaboratively between researchers with institute headquarters in the respective country within the framework of joint calls for proposals.
Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

The SSRC enables funding proposals to be submitted for the establishment of international cooperation in response to a joint call for proposals. Details of current calls for proposals and contact persons:

In addition, the DFG maintains relations in the USA with the Externer LinkNational Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Externer LinkNational Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Further information on cooperation and funding opportunities is available from the contact persons for the relevant regional department at the DFG Head Office.