• Science Cooperation

    Germany and Israel have developed a distinctive multilevel structure for their research and innovation partnership. The collaboration topics cover a wide field, but are simultaneously very focused. more: Science Cooperation.

  • Funding

    Excellent research should be funded. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and its associate ministries provide the main funds for Israeli-German cooperation projects. Beside their normal offerings, funding organisations also provide special funding programmes for bilateral cooperation. more: Funding.

  • Researchscapes

    Both Germany and Israel have highly developed and differentiated researchscapes. A summary of the German and Israeli research systems follows. more: Researchscapes.

  • News

    Find news about German-Israeli cooperation in science, research, innovation and education.
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Young Scientists Exchange Program (YSEP)

continuous | no deadline

In order to encourage young scientists to engage themselves in the Water Technology Research Program in the framework of the German-Israeli Cooperation, BMBF and MOST have initiated a young scientists exchange program in 1999. The program is open to Israeli and German diploma/M.Sc.-students, post graduates, doctoral degree students, and post doctorates candidates who wish to spend a training period in Israel or Germany for up to 6 month, but not less than 1 month.



Prof. Asher Cohen Next President of Hebrew University                     

4 July 2017 | Hebrew University, Jerusalem 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has announced that its Board of Governors has elected Prof. Asher Cohen as the next President of the Hebrew University. Prof. Cohen will succeed Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson, who led the University for the last eight years. Cohen will take office on 1 September 2017, after serving for 5 years as Rector of the University. Hebrew University is one of the most important Israeli cooperation partners for German universities and research institutions.