Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG – German Research Foundation)

Research-funding organisation

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG – German Research Foundation)Germany

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation)


The DFG as the self-governing organisation for science and research in Germany serves all areas of science and the humanities by funding research projects and facilitating national and international collaboration. It devotes special attention to the advancement and training of early career researchers. DFG promotes gender equality and advises parliaments and public interest institutions on scientific matters. It fosters relations between the research community and society and the private sector.