The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) is Germany’s central research funding organization, supporting high-quality research in both sciences and humanities. It focuses on funding projects initiated by the academic community, sets research standards, engages with society and policymakers, and advocates for international cooperation, early career researchers, gender equality, and diversity in science and humanities.

Selected Key Projects


DFG Excellence Strategy

DFG Individual Research Grants (SBH)

DFG Collaborative Research Centres (SFB)

DFG Priority Programmes (SPP)