The Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum - a Center for Transnational Studies - is an interdisciplinary and internationally oriented research center at the University of Augsburg, which merges, connects and brings together research foci and key issues in the cultural sciences, humanities and social sciences and promotes their public visibility. It encourages academic exchange between its members, coordinates international cooperation, organizes conferences, facilitates the publication of research results and offers support in the administration and acquisition of third-party funds.


The Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum continuously distributes grants for


International travel grants (outgoing)


The International travel grant scheme is only open to members of the Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum. Within this scheme, members of the JFZ can apply for financial subsidies for international travel to conferences or meetings with collaborators of a project. The travel must be related to a project based within the Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum.


If funding is approved for an International travel grant application, the JFZ will cover the following costs (up to a maximum of € 3.000): 


  • Travel allowance according to DAAD guidelines
  • Per diem allowance according to DAAD guidelines

Guidance for applicants


Applications for a International travel grants (outgoing) should include the following documents:


  • Short description of destination, duration, purpose and work agenda of the planned trip
  • Short description of the correlation between the planned trip and a research project based within the JFZ (please outline how the trip will help to further advance work on the project )
  • Statement on whether funding has already been requested from third parties for this project and, if so, what the status of the review is.

Funding applications for International travel grants are accepted on a continuous basis but should be submitted no later than 3 months before the planned trip. Funding decisions are made by the Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum management team. Please submit your application via email to:

Universität Augsburg
Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum – Forschungskolleg für Transnationale Studien
Phones: +49 821 / 598 – 5208


Center Management