Other Funding Programmes


Other Funding Programmes

Gerda Henkel Stiftung Launches Fellowship Programme

In cooperation with the European Commission the Gerda Henkel Foundation launches a new fellowship programme. The funding initiative M4HUMAN (Mobility for experienced researchers in historical humanities including Islamic studies) gives outstanding researchers the opportunity to spend a longer period of time at a foreign research institution of their choice. The call for proposals is open to researchers from all over the world. Main areas of research are the disciplines promoted by the Gerda Henkel Foundation – History, Prehistory and Early History, Archaeology, Art History, Historic Islamic Studies, Legal History as well as the special programme “Islam, the modern nation state and transnational movements”.

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PhD Scholarships

Research scholarship for post-doctoral researchers

General Research Grants: Projects

Contact: m4human@gerda-henkel-stiftung.de

Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH) offers research fellowships and research awards to outstanding scientists holding a PhD degree. More information

Erasmus-Mundus Joint Master Programmes / Erasmus Mundes Joint Doctoral Programmes

The European Union is offering a wide range of interesting postgraduate programmes to graduates from non European countries. More information


United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Germany
Federal Environment Agency (UBA) and
Technische Universitaet Dresden (TU Dresden), Germany

Jointly organize and sponsor courses for managers, specialists and decision makers in the field of

  • Integrated Land-use Management
  • Climate Change Adaption
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental Management

Please find more information at: www.tu-dresden.de/cipsem

This scholarship allows young leaders to spend a year at a German research institution to work on a research-related project of their choice in the field of climate and climate-related natural resources.