ACADEMIC EXCHANGE SERVICE (DAAD)
Web site provides information for foreigners on possibilities
of studying in Germany
and for Germans on possibilities of studying abroad.
The information provided is focused heavily on scholarships,
language requirements (German test), certain subjects
(medicine, law, etc.) and exchange programmes at different
levels (i.e. schools, universities). The "Alumni
Forum" is for former scholarship holders. Links
to DAAD branch offices around the world.
VON HUMBOLDT FOUNDATION (AvH)
Every year the Alexander
von Humboldt Foundation (AvH) awards up to 500
scholarships (from six to twelve months in duration)
in all subject areas to young academic staff with
doctorates from German or foreign universities. (The
Web site provides information on the foundation's
programmes and publications.)
site provides information on the foundation's
work in the areas of economics, government and public
administration, the media, politics, public libraries,
medicine and public health, culture, foundations,
higher education, publications and press releases.
Foundation provides funding for the promotion
science and technology in research and teaching. The
Web site provides information on the terms and conditions
of receiving funding (only scientific institutions
are funded, not individuals), the possible areas of
funding (research subjects), and current programmes.
Information for applicants and annual