Key dates for Universities Australia: Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme for funding commencing in 2021

  • Round opens: April 2020
  • Full Applications to UQ Research and Innovation (UQ R&I): 15 June 2020 (5pm)
  • Anticipated announcement: November 2020


The Australia-Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme is a joint initiative of Universities Australia and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). It aims to foster research collaboration of the highest quality between Australian researchers from Universities Australia member universities and German researchers from German universities and research institutes, including opportunities for early career researchers.

How to apply

Applicants must obtain an application ID from their German colleagues prior to submitting their application. This will be issued by the DAAD when the German application is submitted.

Readership and researcher support

Before applying, we recommend you:

Key documents

Additional resources