|This program is open to highly qualified scholars in all disciplines who hold a doctorate or other terminal degree, and have an affiliation with a higher education institution. Exceptionally talented experts in their field who are not full-time educators have also been considered.|
|Candidates must secure an invitation from a German host institution prior to application for funding, and teach courses integrated into the regular curriculum.
A full description of this program and application guidelines are at the following link:
Gastdozenten an deutschen Hochschulen
As mentioned above, the German host institution files the application (with the candidate supplying CV and input on the courses to be taught), so most of the information is in German. Links for the portions available in English are:
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|Current DAAD Professors|
|For a list of current and past DAAD Visiting Professors, see DAAD Faculty / Guest Lecturers (to Germany)|
|Questions & Tips|
|If you have questions, contact Referat 513
Still looking for a host institution? Try the Advanced Academics page of our Reference Center section.
Before you go, an article from The Chronicle of Higher Education has suggestions on what to bring.
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If you read German, the Tarifvertrag im Öffentlichen Dienst (TVÖD/TV) or Bundesangestelltentarif (BAT) calculators can help estimate salary. Average salaries are also given in the Personalmittelsätze der DFG.