AGA-Goethe Fellowship

Where business, academia and culture meet.

The AGA-Goethe Fellowship is an annual award which supports young Australians undertake a research project in Germany and report on their work on returning to Australia.  Its aim is to foster closer relationships between Australia and Germany and assist with the development of future leaders in our community.

The two Fellowships are made available by the Australian German Association with the Goethe-Institut providing one 8-week language course at a Goethe-Institut.  Each fellowship also includes a grant of A$6,000 towards a study tour in Germany (typically at least 4 weeks), visiting companies/institutions in the special interest field of the Awardee. Reimbursement of a return economy airfare from Australia to Germany is also included.

There have been 28 previous winners of the Fellowship, and the selection process for the 27th Fellowship will commence in early 2017.

The Fellowship is launched in Q1 each year. Applications for the 2016 fellowship closed on 31 May 2016.

The Fellowship is subject to specific selection criteria and rules which apply to the successful candidate.  A PDF version is also available for download.

An application form is available as a PDF or MS Word file and needs to be completed and submitted by the closing date to apply for the Fellowship.

To discuss any aspects of the fellowship please contact:

Richard Middelmann
Isolde Lueckenhausen
contact fellowship (at)
Ph: +61 3 8813 2698