European Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations


KoWi offers a wide range of services directed at different target groups and drawing upon 20 years of experience with European research funding. The services are divided into three operation segments - information, consulting, training - and are accompanied by a number of associated activities. KoWi places great value on close coordination with the locals in charge and on the profile of the respective institution in planning and organising an event and choosing an appropriate audience.



  • for Individuals - custom-made helpdesk service on proposal writing and project implementation
  • for Small Groups - advice on selected funding programmes tailored to the requirements of small target groups
  • EU Coaching  - successful positioning in Horizon 2020
  • EU Strategy -  strategic support for university management


  • "EU-Kompakt" - introduction to EU research funding, funding schemes and mechanisms
  • "EU-Intensiv" - in-depth training on proposal writing, project management; background information; ERC Starting & Consolidator Grants interview training
  • "Research in Europe" - provides insights into national and European funding programmes for graduates and post-doc researchers 
  • EU Mentoring - professionally guided mentoring programme for EU Liaison Officers and administrators at universities

Associated activities

On-site service at KoWi Brussels & Bonn