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Volkswagen Foundation “Research Cooperation Lower Saxony – Israel” (apply by 1 March 2023)

2560px-Logo_Volkswagenstiftung.svgThe program “Research Cooperation Lower Saxony – Israel” by the Volkswagen Foundation supports the long lasting cooperation of Israeli and Lower Saxon universities and research institutions by promoting scientifically excellent collaborative projects.

Funding is provided (up to 3 years, up to 300,000€) for scientifically outstanding projects conducted jointly by researchers from Israel and Lower Saxony. To set impulses for new collaborations and to enable possibly long lasting academic exchange the program is explicitly aimed at scholars and scientists at an early career stage.

The funding program addresses different disciplines (Humanities and Social Sciences; Life Sciences and Medicine; Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering Sciences) in different years. The current call for application invites proposals from the Natural Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Mathematics.

Details of conditions and the application procedure can be found under Information for applicants “Research Cooperation Lower Saxony – Israel” and the FAQs (pdf). Applications have to be submitted electronically via the electronic application system.