Foundation German-American Academic Relations


Established in 1998, SDAW is administrated by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft.

Funding Priorities

The Stiftung Deutsch-Amerikanische Wissenschaftsbeziehungen (SDAW/Foundation German-American Academic Relations) is prepared to fund research groups composed of German and North American scholars, and, where appropriate, other European scholars, who propose to explore topics of particular relevance to the transatlantic relationship. Research projects may focus on international or domestic topics; comparisons with cases outside the US-European context are welcome, as are proposals that seek to open up new methodological approaches. The participation of younger scholars is particularly welcome. Research results should be published (also electronically).


Assets of the Foundation

around 750.000 Euro


Volume of Funding

up to 20.000 Euro/project (28.000 US Dollar)



Please note: SDAW will not fund any new study groups. Instead, you can find the call to submit proposals for a major transatlantic conference in the download section.


Account for Donations

Geno-Volks-Bank (Germany)
Bank Identification Number: 360 604 88
Account Number: 570 222 016
IBAN: DE56 3606 0488 0570 2220 16



Deutsches Stiftungszentrum
im Stifterverband für die
Deutsche Wissenschaft
Baedekerstrasse 1
45128 Essen

Karsten Krüger

Foundation Manager
T +49 (0)201 8401193

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