Researchers at the Faculty of Engineering are outstandingly well connected, making use of opportunities for collaboration to nurture extensive exchanges of information and to generate valuable synergies. The Institutes and programmes section of the website provides an overview of current joint research projects.
In the following pages, you will find information on support, sponsorships and funding opportunities that are available to international collaborative research projects.
The Welcome Centre at FAU helps international guests and their host professors prepare for and manage their stay. See the page > Welcome Centre for International Researchers for more information.
The > FAU Graduate Centre will answer any questions you might have on doctoral dissertations, the postdoctoral phase, postdoctoral qualifications and junior professorships at FAU.
You will find information on research funding on the page > Services for researchers.
The promotion of the exchange and mobility of researchers and lecturers is one aspect of FAU’s internationalisation strategy. More detailed information is available on the Intranet on the page > Lecturer and staff mobility.
Whether you are planning to come from abroad to complete your doctorate at FAU or are working on your doctoral dissertation and wish to go abroad – for further help and information please contact the > FAU Graduate Centre.
FAU funding programmes
- Visiting professorship programme
This programme allows international researchers to visit FAU as a guest professor on a temporary basis. The application is made by the hosting professor at FAU, who will act as the contact person at the Faculty of Engineering: Stefanie Kliem
The purpose of this start-up financing is to promote the mobility of researchers, intensify the binational exchange of information, facilitate visits by academic delegations and the organisation of seminars, workshops and symposiums in order to enhance the collaboration between FAU and the São Paulo region. More detailed information can be found on the page > International profile > International research sponsorship
Funding programmes for a stay at an international partner institution (selection)
- Horizon 2020 (DE)
- Erasmus+ supports mobility for individuals, university partnerships and joint projects and internships (DE)
- European Cooperation in Science and Technology – COST (DE)
- DAAD Cooperation and partnership programmes
- Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for researchers visiting Germany/travelling abroad
- DFG – International programmes
- Bavarian international university centres