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Universities / Universities of Applied Sciences

Germany is home to almost 400 universities providing a variety of disciplines. Academic formation is characterised by a close link between education and research. The Federal Government and the Länder have set up the Initiative for Excellence that is intended to support research activities in various disciplines at German universities.

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Higher Education Compass

The "Higher Education Compass" provides extensive information on Germany's higher education institutions, on the range of studies and programmes that they offer, on who to contact locally, and on who the higher education institutions cooperate with around the world.

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Gateway for Students and Scientists


In the "PhDGermany" database, you will find PhD positions specifically for foreign applicants. Once you have found a PhD offer matching your interests, you can directly apply via the DAAD Portal.