Teaching and research abroad

The International Office provides advice and support to Leuphana researchers and teaching staff, who intend to go abroad for teaching or research purposes or work on a cooperation project with international partners. Please find below an overview of funding opportunities for joint projects with international partners. For further information, please contact us via e-mail or phone. We will gladly support you in the application process.

Funding programmes - Internal application

The following overview includes information about individual funding and project funding programmes, which either require a central application (via the International Office) and/or an internal application.


Programme description

Key action 1 - Individual mobility

Key action 2 - Institutional Cooperation

Key action 3 - Support of political reform processes

International academic cooperation

For cooperation projects with international partners, funding can be requested from the Lower Saxony Ministry for Science and Culture via the International Office. Eligible for support are travel costs to foreign universities and daily allowances for colleagues from foreign universities staying at Leuphana. More

Funding programmes - External Application

At national level the main funding institutions for individual research or teaching stays abroad and for cooperation projects with international partners are, besides an array of smaller organisations, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH). An overview of the funding programs and funding lines with international elements of these largest German funding institutions can be found following these links:

DAAD Individual Funding

DAAD Project Funding

DFG Research Funding

AvH Funding




International Office
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