Below you will find a list of a number organisations that might be useful if you plan to study or carry out research in the UK, or already do so.
offers grants for research abroad and collaborative research projects involving British and international scholars. It also offers conference funding both for British scholars travelling abroad and for British scholars organising conferences for international scholars in the UK . Awards are available for research at post-doctoral level in the humanities and social sciences.
runs programmes in education, English language, the arts, science and technology, sports and governance. Its purpose is to build engagement and trust for the UK through the exchange of knowledge and ideas between people worldwide.
For all enquiries please contact:
British Council Information Centre
T. +44 161 957 7755
Opening times for telephone and textphone calls are 08.30-17.30 GMT
provides a central application service for courses at seven UK conservatories, all of which are members of Conservatories UK (CUK), the network of music colleges.
Rosehill, New Barn Lane
T. +44 371 468 0 470
PO BOX 2695
T. 020 7317 0908
aim to encourage international cultural co-operation by organising cultural events and projects, library and information services, teaching advice for German as a foreign language and language courses.
50 Princes Gate
T. 020 7596 4000
3 Park Circus
provides a centralized application service for postgraduate teacher training programmes offered by universities, colleges and school-centred initial teacher training (SCITT) consortia in England, Wales and Scotland.
New Barn Lane
GL52 3 LZ
T. 0371 468 0469
offers postgraduates Study Abroad Studentships for 12 – 24 months at institutions of higher education in Germany and other countries. The Leverhulme Trust also grants financial assistance to experienced researchers in the UK who wish to conduct a research project in the UK or overseas. Academic interchange grants to create or develop an effective research network are also made, funding the visits of scholars from groups of higher education institutions to and from the UK .
1 Pemberton Row
T. 020 7042 9888
F. 020 7042 9889
International Travel Grants scheme facilitates collaboration between UK and overseas scientists in order to exploit opportunities for building lasting networks. This new scheme allows UK scientists to visit their German counterparts or for German scientists to travel to the UK . The Joint Projects scheme supports collaboration between two individuals or research groups, one in the UK and one in Germany , and runs for two years. In addition, the Royal Society has just launcheda new International Fellowship programme in collaboration with the British Academy and Royal Academy of Engineering: The Newton International Fellowships. This new scheme, which covers all areas of humanities, engineering, social and natural sciences, is open to early post-doctoral researchers from any country other than the UK , including Germany .
6–9 Carlton House Terrace
T. 020 7451 2500
For Newton International Fellowship scheme:
is responsible for managing applications to higher education courses in the UK , processing more than two million applications for full-time undergraduate courses every year.
New Barn Lane
provides a comprehensive course listing for postgraduate taught and research programmes in the UK and an online application and tracking service for participating universities and colleges.
New Barn Lane
T. 0871 334 4447