Research and science institutions in Germany.

Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is a non-profit foundation established by the Federal Republic of Germany for the promotion of international research cooperation. It enables highly qualified scholars not resident in Germany to spend extended periods of research in Germany and promotes the ensuing academic contacts.

Helmholtz Assocciation

The Helmholtz Association is a community of 15 scientific-technical and biological-medical research centres.The Association strives to gain insights and knowledge so that it can help to preserve and improve the foundations of human life. Helmholtz Centres perform top-class research in strategic programmes in six core fields: Energy, Earth and Environment, Health, Key Technologies, Structure of Matter, Transport and Space.


The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) is the central, self-governing research funding organisation that promotes research at universities and other publicly financed research institutions in Germany. The DFG serves all branches of science and the humanities by funding research projects and facilitating cooperation among researchers.

DFG ScienceTV

DFG Science TV: How can you make concrete light? Can a robot learn from humans? And what will life be like in the future in megacities such as Delhi und Dhaka? DFG Science TV presents answers to these questions and more.


TU9 Excellence in Engineering and the Sciences - made in Germany! TU9 ist the network of the leading Institutes of Technology in Germany.

SelfAssessment (RWTH Aachen)

SelfAssessment international is an online service for everyone who is interested in studying a technical subject in Germany. It offers prospective students the opportunity to learn more about their strengths and weaknesses and provides an insight into the requirements of technical studies at TU9 Universities.


The German Rectors' Conference/Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK) is the voluntary association of state and state-recognised universities and other higher education institutions in Germany. It currently has 261 member institutions at which around 98 per cent of all students in Germany are registered.