DIES ProGRANT: Proposal Writing for Research Grants

ProGRANT Proposal Writing for Research Grants (Malaysia / Indonesia)


The course is part of the DIES (Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies) programme of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK).

The aim of ProGRANT Proposal Writing for Research Grants is to train researchers and young PhD holders in developing a promising research proposal for national or international research funding (every participant will have the opportunity to tailor their application to the funding institution of their choice). Researchers from all disciplines can apply for this course. Each group will consist of 30 participants from the host country and neighboring region (a more detailed list of countries will be published in the upcoming weeks). Because of its multicultural nature, ProGRANT is also an effective tool for promoting international research and relationships.

Application Period: October 7th 2019 - November 15th, 2019 at 11pm

Participating Countries: Malaysia and Indonesia

Seminar I: March 30th - April 3rd, 2020, Malaysia

Intermediate E-Learning Section: April – June 2020

Seminar II: October 19th - 23rd, 2020, Malaysia

Participant Profile:

Highly motivated researchers and phD holders that are at the beginning or middle stages of their research career. Applicants from all disciplines (except for clinical medicine), who are planning on initiating a research project and wish to develop a promising research proposal to be sent to national or international funding agencies are welcome to apply.

EU citizens are not eligible for the program.

Geographic Scope: Applicants to each course are expected to be from the host country and neighboring region, a more detailed list for all 2020 courses can be found under Course Offerings.