The scope of scientific cooperation between Israel and Europe continues to grow.

For coopeartion possiblities, see a list of funding agencies, foundations and cultural institutions on the left.


The DAAD is the world’s largest funding organisation for the international exchange of students and researchers.

Since it was founded in 1925, more than 1.9 million scholars in Germany and abroad have received DAAD funding. It is a registered association and its members are German institutions of higher education and student bodies. Its activities go far beyond simply awarding grants and scholarships. The DAAD supports the internationalisation of German universities, promotes German studies and the German language abroad, assists developing countries in establishing effective universities and advises decision makers on matters of cultural, education and development policy.

DAAD Centres for German and European Studies worldwide

International students can apply for scholarships at numerous institutions. The extensive DAAD scholarship database for foreign students, graduates and acamdemics offers a wide range of scholarships and additional Information to help them with their application.

Scholarship Database




DAAD Information Centre Tel Aviv


The DAAD Information Center Tel Aviv was founded in 2014 as a continuation of a long and successful cooperation between DAAD and universities and academic partners in Israel. The main goals of our office are the strengthening of relationship between German and Israeli academic bodies and providing information for students and academic staff about studying and research in Germany.

Our tasks are:

  • Consultations regarding study and research possibilities in Germany

  • Providing information materials about universities and courses of studies in Germany

  • Consultations regarding DAAD scholarships

  • Organization of events and meetings dedicated to study and research possibilities in Germany

  • Participation in education fairs

  • TestDaF examinations ( DAAD Lektorat at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

DAAD Information Center Tel Aviv is located in the Tel Aviv University facilities in Ramat Aviv. We kindly ask you to contact us before planning to visit our office. DAAD Information Center Tel Aviv is looking forward to hearing from you.

Further information here.



The OeAD is the Austrian agency for international mobility and cooperation in education, science and research.

With 70 higher education institutions and 2,000 degree programmes Austria offers a broad and versatile spectrum of study and research options. On the website people who are interested in studying in Austria will find all degree programmes of the Austrian universities, private universities, universities of applied sciences and university colleges of teacher education.

Austria as a location for science and research excels due to its high quality of life, social security and modern infrastructure in a central location. The universities of music and the arts enjoy international renown. Approximately a quarter of the students in Austria are international students.

The federal government has set itself the target to achieve an R&D rate of 3.76 percent of the gross domestic product by 2020. They want Austria to become one of the innovation leaders. Austria’s scientists pursue research and development in forward-looking topics such as quantum physics, sustainable energy and traffic telematics, to name but a few. Austria as a location for science and research is attractive for international researchers for many reasons.

The OeAD provides support and information for international students and researchers about entry, residence and employment in Austria. Grants and scholarships can be found in the database The portal Euraxess – Researchers in Motion provides information especially for researchers. The OeAD Housing Office provides accommodation options at


Cultural Institutes

The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. It promotes the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange.

The Austrian Cultural Forum Tel Aviv acts as a cultural representative of Austria in Israel and the Palestinian territories and takes an important part in the worldwide network of the 29 official cultural ministries of the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and External Affairs.

The Cervantes Institute Tel Aviv is a non-profit organization created by the Government of Spain in 1991. Its mission is to promote the teaching of Spanish and co-official languages of Spain, as well as to contribute to the diffusion of the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries.

The French Institute of Jerusalem - Romain Gary is a cultural space that was inaugurated on 25 February 2000 by Lionel Jospin, then Prime Minister of the French Republic. Located in the heart of Jerusalem on the esplanade of the Municipality, the IFJ - Romain Gary offers certified French courses, a modern and friendly multimedia library with collections in French and a multimedia space, and a cultural offer with cinema, shows and conferences that promote the encounters and the influence of French culture in Jerusalem.

The Dante Alighieri Society is engaged in spreading Italian language in culture in the world.



German Foundations