Funding search

Please find below some useful links for your search for funding opportunities. This is a not complete list but serves as a starting point, and is subject to change.

Förderdatenbank des Bundes / Funding database of the federal government
Here you can get an overview of the funding programs of the German federal government, the German states and the European Union. Use the search function and browse through the current range of funding - tailored to your project.

Stiftungen / Foundations

More than 11.000 Foundations in Germany are listed, e.g.
Volkswagenstiftung, Stiftung Mercator, Deutschlandstipendium

EU e.g. Horizon Europe
Enterprise Europe Network:
German Portal for quick access into Horizon Europe:

DFG Research Funding Overview:

The Stifterverband is the joint initiative of companies and foundations that is the only one to provide holistic advice, networking and support in the areas of education, science and innovation.


Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst / German Academic Exchange Service: incoming - outgoing


Please do not hesitate to contact your RD-coordinators and .