In the exchange of academics and researchers, Wissenschaft weltoffen differentiates between the following
Holders of an academic degree who receive funding either as foreigners in Germany or as Germans abroad
to enable them to work on a doctoral dissertation or thesis; this group also includes individuals who,
after completing their studies, receive a research grant but do not intend to gain a doctorate. This group
does not include postgraduates who hold a Bachelor's degree and receive funding for a Master's programme or
who after gaining a Diplom degree receive funding for a second degree course or a course of continuing or
Holders of a doctorate whose stay in Germany respectively abroad is funded so that they can do research
and gain further qualifications.
University teachers and researchers at higher education institutions and re-search institutes whose stay
as a foreigner in Germany or as a German abroad is funded.