Program Information
· Program

Korea-Germany Cooperative Development Program (DFG International Research Training Group (IRTG)

· Directorate

Directorate for International Affairs

· Program objective
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Establish the International Research Training Group with excellence and innovation in national key research areas to produce world-class outstanding research groups and intensively support interdisciplinary research capacity and international research cooperation

· Program details
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Period: 9 years (Stage 1: 1 year~4.5 years, Stage 2: 4.5 years~9 years)

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Research areas: All academic areas

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Eligibility: Researchers affiliated with “universities” (including affiliated research institutes) and “research institutions” under Article 2 of the Sciences Promotion Act, who may apply for projects in the name of the head of the relevant institution

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Funding: Annually KRW 150 million (USD 136 thousand)

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Summary: Large-scale exchange of human resources

· Contact
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PARK, Sungbeen, International Exchange Programs Team, sbpark725@nrf.re.kr