01/09/2016

DFG/NSFC Joint Calls for Joint Research Projects

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Germany
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
    Mobility Incoming
    Mobility Outgoing
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    Annual call
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Natural sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)

Outline

DFG and NSFC launch annually a joint call for joint research proposals in the fields of Life Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering. Proposals should be based on substantial preparatory measures such as one or more bilateral workshops or Conferences that have been successfully held in the Sino-German Centre in Beijing or elsewhere. They should target excellent groups of scientists on both sides. Furthermore, scientists on both sides as well as both funding organisations should have expressed their intent to cooperate in this specific promising scientific field.

Eligibility

German and Chinese researchers. In China, the principal investigator has to have a basic grant of NSFC.

What is funded

NSFC will fund the Chinese research partner and DFG will fund the German research partner. In the case of mutual visits of scientists, the visiting scientist will cover international flights and the host will provide the local accommodation together with a daily maintenance allowance and domestic travel costs

Duration

Up to three years