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Research Opportunities

Latest DAAD Opportunities

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering a wide range of grants to students, researchers, and academics from UK universities during the academic year 2013/2014. Here is an overview of their funding programmes with deadlines and hyperlinks to the DAAD website. Most schemes are open to all subject areas.

Funding programmes for UGs
RISE Research Internships in Science and Engineering
Summer Language Courses for Undergraduates (all subjects)

Funding programmes for PGs (Master’s level)
One-Year Grants for Postgraduates (all subjects)

Funding programmes for PhDs/ post-docs / junior scholars
One Year Grant for PhD Students, Postdocs and Junior Academics (all subjects)
1-6 Month Research Grants for PhD Students & Junior Scholars (all subjects)

Funding programmes for senior academics
Study Visits for Senior Academics (all subjects)

Special programmes
Group Study Visits (all subjects)

The DAAD is the German national agency for the support of international academic cooperation. Please visit the DAAD website for further information and details on all above funding schemes.

Bursaries at Birkbeck College

Competitive bursaries are available for the MA Comparative Literature for students beginning the French or
German pathway at Birkbeck College, University of London. For more details about the bursaries, click here.

More information about the programme is available here.

Senior Research Fellowships in Wolfenbüttel

Applications are invited for scholarships at the Herzog August Library in Wolfenbüttel - More details here. Note that applications for the period 2014 to 2016 are now closed. Information on the next round of applications will be posted when it becomes available.