Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg


Esther Smykalla
Referentin Internationale Forschung
/ Wissenschaftlermobilität

phone: +49 345 55 21538
fax: +49 345 55 27427

Universitätsring 19/20
06108 Halle (Saale)

postal address:
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
International Office
D-06099 Halle (Saale)

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Congress Funding

Fördermöglichkeit für Kongressteilnahmen im Ausland

DAAD Vortrags- und Kongressreiseprogramm

Mit Mitteln des Auswärtigen Amtes fördert der DAAD durch das Kongress- und Vortragsreisenprogramm die aktive Teilnahme von Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftlern an Tagungen und Kongressen im Ausland sowie Vortragsreisen ins Ausland.



Fördermöglichkeiten für länderspezifische Kongresse im In- und Ausland

Franco-German University DFH

The Franco-German University sponsors the organization of lecture series with a common academic subject. It is mainly addressed to junior scientists and is opened to all university departments and subjects.

The maximal funding amounts to 25.000 Euro.

DAAD: Symposium program German-Italian Dialogs

The objective of the program is to support and extend existing and newly formed cooperations between German and Italian Universities as well as scientists by funding German-Italian symposia in Germany or Italy. The program is opened to all university departments.

The maximal funding amounts to 20.000 Euro.

Sino-German Center for Research Promotion SGC: Symposia and Workshops

The funded academic workshops have to have a specific subject and to bring together exceedingly qualified academics. The workshops should offer incentives for bilateral research cooperations and can take place in both Germany and China.

Funding options for topic-specific congress funding by Foundations

Fritz Thyssen Foundation

Fritz Thyssen Foundation supports especially small academic symposia to foster

  • the work on interdisciplinary questions
  • the cooperation of experts in different fields
  • the international exchange in a narrow subject field
  • the discussion of concrete topics and their publication

Volkswagen Foundation: Symposia and Summer Schools

The foundation sponsors symposia, workshops and small conferences which work on forward-looking and interdisciplinary questions at the borders of established knowledge. Furthermore Volkswagen Foundation funds summer schools which procure new insights for junior scientists and help them to establish new contacts.

Robert Bosch Foundation

The Robert Bosch Foundation is amenable for new ideas. In any case they have to fit to Robert Bosch Foundation's principles. Just enquiries are accepted.

German Foundation for Peace Research

The Foundation funds academic workshops, (international) expert conferences and symposia as well as academic colloquia.

Franz-and-Eva-Rutzen Foundation

The Franz-and-Eva-Rutzen Foundation supports academic events in the field of Archaeology.

Herbert and Elsbeth Weichmann Foundation

The objective is to remind especially the future generations of the impact of the democratic opposition in exile during Hitler's totalitarian regime.

Chemical Industry Fund

To support the international academic exchange in the field of chemistry and its neighbouring disciplines, the found of the Chemical Industry funds mainly the participation of foreign speakers in Germany.

B. Braun Foundation

Funding in the fields of

  • human medicine
  • public health
  • hospital pharmacy
  • medical technology

German José Carreras Leukaemia Foundation

The foundation dedicates itself to the fight of leukaemia and neighbouring diseases. It funds cogresses, symposia and workshops for medical practitioners, patients and relatives.

Gertrud Reemtsma Foundation

Gertrud Reemtsma Foundation belongs to Max-Planck Society and pursues the obejctive to fund academic performance in the field of neurologic fundamental research.

Lieselotte and Dr Karl Otto Winkler Foundation for Occupational Medicine

The foundation funds especially symposia which aim to bring together young occupational physicians who work practically and academic institutions as well as industrial physicians in order to develop collective projects.

The maximal fund amounts 50.000 Euro.

Foundation Money and Currency

Funding possibilities by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG

DFG subsidises academic events such as international congresses, symposia, kolloqiuia, workshops, international seminars, annual conferences and roundtable discussions.

Fördermöglichkeiten durch das Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

Federal Ministry of Education and Research Germany: Events in projects and innovation forums

Within the frame of projects congresses can be funded, too. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research offers subsidies for the newly-formed German states to conduct so-called innovation forums - two day lasting events similar to congresses. Their objective is to built regional networks.

Fördermöglichkeiten durch die Europäische Union

The European Union promotes the performance of international conferences, seminars and workshops for projects which are promoted on a national level.

Funding possibilities by the Land Saxony-Anhalt

The state of Saxony-Anhalt subsidies European and interregional conferences, workshops etc.

Fördermöglichkeiten durch die Stadt Halle

Das Dienstleistungszentrum Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft der Stadt Halle fördert  auf Antrag Veranstaltungen und Kongresse in Halle. Das Antrasgsformular  kann bei der Stadt Halle angefordert werden. Ansprechpersonen sind Frau  Sandra Cech (Tel. 0345 / 221-4785) und Frau Anne Bindig (Tel.  0345 / 221-4765).