Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) >>>
Federal Ministry of Education and Research
The Science Council is reconstituted once every five years by the federal and state governments. It formulates guidelines for German policy on higher education as well as written opinions on planned legislative amendments in the area of education and research.
Centre for British Studies (CBS), Bamberg >>>
Teaching and research institute with a strong focus on current political and sociological debate
Großbritannien-Zentrum (GBZ) >>>
Centre for British Studies, Berlin
conducts comprehensive research and offers teaching, lectures and conferences focussing on the UK.
Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK) >>>
German Rectors' Conference
The HRK is the political and public voice of the universities and other higher education institutions in Germany.
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (MPG) >>>
Max Planck Society
carries out basic research in various fields of science and scholarship supplementary to the research carried out at universities.
Deutscher Hochschulverband (DHV) >>>
German Higher Education Association
provides information for use by young academic research and teaching staff.
Foundations and scholarship programmes
Alexander-von-Humboldt-Stiftung (AvH) >>>
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
awards fellowships in all subject areas to young academic staff with doctorates from German or foreign universities.
Bertelsmann Stiftung >>>
developes ideas and solutions for societal problems and promotes societal reform
Deutsch-Britische Stiftung >>>
provides funding for senior researchers for bilateral research projects and events in areas of economic and social policy.
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) >>>
German Research Society
Germany's central organisation for the funding of research
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) >>>
German Academic Exchange Service
Organisation of higher education institutions that promotes international academic relations, particularly through exchange programmes
Hans Böckler Foundation
is affiliated with the German Trade Union Federation (DGB) and is active in the areas of co-determination, the funding of research as well as the providing of scholarships.
Internationale Journalisten-Programme (IJP) >>>
International Journalists Programmes aims to further the understanding of promising journalists for political, cultural and economical developments.
Index Deutscher Stiftungen >>>
Most up- to-date and extensive internet navigation aid to those seeking information regarding German Foundations and their work
is active in the areas of education and training, the arts, welfare, science and scholarship, as well as the environment.
Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft >>>
Donor's Association for the promotion of Science and Humanities
'Joint industry initiative' for the promotion of science and scholarship