Fund for internationalisation 2020 at University of Kiel, Germany

Deadline: November 1st, 2019

Scholarship Description: The fund is intended to support the internationalisation of Kiel University as a place to study, do research and teach and to stimulate conceptual thinking in the area of internationalisation. It is also meant to initiate new structural developments.

After a successful start of the fund for internationalisation in 2013, the University Board has decided to renew the program for 2019 and the following years. Funding in the amount of €120,000 is available for 2020.

Degree Level:

Available Subjects:

Projects with a one-year validity (2020) 

  • the introduction of international modules and windows of mobility in English
  • the organization of international doctorate workshops and scientific workshops
  • the support of incoming and outgoing guest lecturers
  • the co-financing of Summer Schools and high-ranking international conferences

Projects with a multi-year validity (max. 3 years, 2020 – 2022)

  • Multi-year workshop series with foreign partners (e.g. alternating in Kiel and abroad)
  • Establishment of a cooperation network with foreign partners (such as the “Bildungshanse”)
  • Joint student excursions (not compulsory excursions)
  • Other (research) collaborations of several years duration
  • Co-financing of third-party funding applications (e.g., DAAD, etc.).

Eligible Nationalities: All members of staff at Kiel University 

Scholarship Benefits: 

  • Projects with a one-year validity (2020) Projects at various levels and for variable amounts (approx. 1,000 – 20,000 €) may be funded.
  • Projects with a multi-year validity (max. 3 years, 2020 – 2022) Projects at various levels and for variable amounts (approx. 1,000 – 7,000 € per year) may be funded

Eligibility Criteria: All members of staff at Kiel University are eligible to apply for funding, except for members of the IPN and the faculty of medicine (pre-clinical institutions may apply) and the Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education – IPN.

Application Procedure:

Dr. Martina Schmode                                                           Andreas Ritter
International Center                                                              International Center

Address:     Westring 400                                                   Address:      Westring 400
                      24118 Kiel                                                                               24118 Kiel
                      Room: 02.14                                                                           Room: 02.11

Phone:        +49(0)431-880-3719                                      Phone:         +49(0)431-880-1706

Email:         [email protected]                    Email:           [email protected]

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The University of Kiel, officially the Christian-Albrecht University of Kiel, is a university in the city of Kiel, Germany. It was founded in 1665 as the Academia Holsatorum Chiloniensis by Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp and has approximately 27,000 students today.