The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is the world's organization for applied research. Over 30,000 employees in over 70 institutes and research units are working in some of the most innovative RnD projects in Germany and worldwide.
The Fraunhofer institutes work in close collaboration with German universities on location to give their research fellows the opportunity to achieve a doctorate degree. Would you like to be one of them? Find out more about the process to become one!
Are you already enrolled in a Brazilian university's PhD program? There are many ways for you to do research at a Fraunhofer institute, too.
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There are loads of opportunities for funding your research stay with Fraunhofer. Which financier or grant is the best fit depends on your individual background, situation, and needs. Here is an overview of some of the most important ones.
For vacancies in ongoing projects funded by the DFG for doctoral or post-doctoral candidate: Consult the GEPRIS platform
On the platform, it is possible to search for names of projects, people or even institutions. The submission process for vacancies is done directly through the Principal Investigator (PI) of the project and not through the DFG.
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... can be found on the DWIH São Paulo's website.