Funding opportunities

There are various funding opportunities available for financing a research and/or teaching stay at Leuphana University of Lüneburg:

  • Scholarships and research grants
  • Project funding
  • Employment contract or assignment at Leuphana University
  • Own funds

The most important funding organisations in Germany are the German Academic Exchange Service and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the world's largest funding organisation in higher education and supports the international exchange of students and scholars. Funding includes scholarships for students, researchers and lecturers as well as financial support for international exchange programmes and projects. Please find more information on the German academic landscape, the degree programmes offered in Germany and a database of individual scholarships and project funding on the websites of the DAAD.

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH) is a German non-profit foundation, promoting international scientific cooperation. The AvH offers excellent international scholars the opportunity to spend a research period in Germany and work on a research project of their choice. For further information visit the website of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Other funding organisations can be found on the European portal EURAXESS for researchers from abroad EURAXESS Germany