Programme Description

The Kurt Hansen Fellowship supports teachers, trainee teachers and student teachers in the STEM area (mathematics, computer science, natural sciences and technology).
The Kurt Hansen grant can be used for the following activities:
  • internships, in Germany or abroad

  • research projects in STEM education (in Germany or abroad)
  • summer schools, research classes, special study courses or equivalent connected to STEM education (in Germany or abroad)
  • courses on science communication, civic science or equivalent (in Germany or abroad

Candidates show a strong sense of commitment and motivation and submit an innovative international research project, which will be funded individually.

Target Group

Applicants must study or work in Germany.
The following can apply for a grant:
  • trainee teachers or student teachers in STEM subjects
  • young teachers at secondary schools (less than 3 years of teaching experience) with a focus on STEM subjects
  • teachers at elementary schools and special schools (independent of their professional experience) who want to improve their knowledge and skills in STEM teaching

Duration

Internships may take 2 weeks to 6 months.
Other activities that may receive funding may take 1 year.

Scholarship Value

individual financial support, but limited to 10,000 EUR per request

Application Papers

Please find the application forms and further information on the application procedure here.

Application Deadline

Please find the updated deadlines for application here.

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