If you have questions about this aid arises, please visit the official source and ask your questions directly to the center.

PROCOL program is based on a bilateral agreement signed between the DAAD and COLCIENCIAS. The main purpose of the PROCOL program is to promote the exchange of researchers within the framework of research projects sets between Colombian research groups supported by COLCIENCIAS and research groups at universities or research centres in Germany. Aimed at:

call for the DAAD is aimed at researchers, academics, graduates of master’s degrees, doctoral students and German postdocs from all areas of knowledge that are planning to carry out a research project with a Colombian research group.


to participate in the program the two research groups have to submit two requests in parallel. The Colombian group delivered its implacad in the framework of the call posted by COLCIENCIAS (COLCIENCIAS call). The German group delivered its request in the context of the call for proposals published by the DAAD.
It can be granted the funding only if the DAAD in Bonn the German application approved and COLCIENCIAS approves the Colombian request.
Please carefully read the two calls to learn in detail about the requirements established by each of the two different institutions.


for the realization of the joint project, the DAAD grants a lump sum to cover the living expenses during the stay of the German scientist in Colombia.
The conditions to apply to the call of the DAAD vary according to the duration of stays of German scientists in Colombia and with respect to the given provision, depending on the academic level of the applicant.

For detailed information about the program (requirements, application process, funding) it is essential to read the full call and the information of the Bank of scholarship of the DAAD.

as that is the German University the institution that diligence the request before the DAAD, the documents are in German. The information center of the DAAD in Bogota cannot provide more information than that contained in the notice.

to resolve any questions that may arise, we recommend those interested get in direct contact with the responsible section in the Central of the DAAD in Bonn, Germany.

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