ORGANISATION NAMEDeutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
FUNDING TYPEFundingMobility IncomingMobility Outgoing
DEADLINE DESCRIPTIONAnnual call
RESEARCH FIELDNatural sciences
CAREER STAGERecognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
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.
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
Up to three years