Funding Schemes and Institutions

The Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg supports international cooperations and projects as well as stays abroad for research or teaching. The Department for Research and Technology Transfer provides information and advice (website currently available in German only, contact information in English to be found here). Furthermore, it helps post-docs with seeking support with the following international funding schemes:

  • Horizon 2020 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
  • European Research Council (ERC)
  • DAAD-Prime
  • Human-Frontier Science
  • AXA Research Fund - Post-Doctoral Fellowships

The International Relations Office provides information and advice for post-docs on internal support programs as well as the support offered by the DAAD and the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung.

Lecturers of the University of Oldenburg can visit one of the European partner universities for short-time teaching assignments through the program ERASMUS+ Dozentenmobilität, which is is organized by Erasmus-coordinator Christa Weers of the International Student Office.


Contacts for Stays Abroad

The International Relations Office, together with the Department for Research and Technology Transfer, supports researchers of the university in their planning and financing of stays abroad.

International Relations Office
Birgit Bruns
Email: birgit.bruns(at)

Head of Unit and Strategic Priority Setting
(Referat Forschung und Transfer)

Ilka Ficken
Email: ilka.ficken(at)