Program Information
· Program

Korea-Germany DAAD GEnKO Partnership Cooperation

· Directorate

Directorate for International Affairs

· Program objective
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Establish cooperative networks between researchers in the two countries and mutually improve basic research capacity through international cooperative programs with DAAD


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Expand partnerships through long-term academic exchanges between Korea and Germany

※ Joint participation is available for Korea, Germany, and Japan. The research expenses for each nation’s researchers should be borne by the relevant nation.

· Program details
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Period: 1–3 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” as defined under Article 2 of the Sciences Promotion Act, who are eligible to apply for projects in the name of the head of the relevant institution


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Funding: (Korea-Germany) Up to KRW 20 million (USD 18 thousand*) annually per case; (Korea-Germany-Japan) Up to KRW 30 million (USD 27 thousand*) annually per case

 * approximation based on exchange rate of 1 USD = 1,100 KRW


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Summary: Provide support for airfare, living expenses, and other expenses for Korean researcher exchanges

· Contact
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PARK, Sungbeen; International Exchange Programs (sbpark725@nrf.re.kr)