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DAAD Research Stay Grant
The Research Stay Grant is to support short-term research stays and thus promote the exchange of experience and networking amongst colleagues.
- Applicants must work at a university or institute of higher education in their home country.
- The research project must be coordinated with an academic host institute in Germany. The applicant must be provided with a workplace.
- Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada. German nationals must have been affiliated with a United States or Canadian institution in full-time employment for at least ten consecutive years.
- Research stays at state or state-recognised institutions of higher education or non-university research institutes in Germany. A research stay can also take place at several host institutions.
- Funding may only be claimed once within three years.
- Lecture tours or visits to congresses are not funded.
One to three months; the length of the grant is decided by a selection committee and depends on the project in question and the applicant's work schedule.
- Monthly payments of
- 2,000 euros for assistant teachers, assistant professors and lecturers,
- 2,150 euros for professors
- Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding
Application deadlines in 2020 are in May and November.
How to start an application:
Application guidelines for university academics and scientists can be found here.
Application guidelines for artists and architects can be found here.
- October 15th, 2020: for scholarships starting between April 1st and September 30th, 2021.
- May 17th, 2021: for scholarships starting between October 1st, 2021 and March 31st, 2022. Application Period: November 30th, 2020 to May 17th, 2021
Applicants (not ORS) submit the application through the agency's portal. SFU Signature Sheet due to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3 business days before the agency's deadline.
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