German Scholars Organization e.V.


  • Career Development
  • Job opportunities
  • Research Landscape
  • Research funding opportunities

The German Scholars Organization e.V. (GSO) is a non-profit organization with headquarters in Berlin (Germany). It was founded in 2003 by scientists and company representatives. The GSO maintains a global network of researchers and provides them with information and insights from the German job market. The GSO connects top talents with their peers around the world and helps them to find positions in Germany. At the same time, it offers employers access to this highly attractive target group. The GSO thus drives the competitiveness of universities and businesses and helps to ensure Germany’s continued future as a land of ideas.

Current major sponsors of the GSO are the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen and Halbach-Foundation, the Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung (Foundation), the Carl Zeiss Foundation and the Klaus Tschira Foundation. Previous sponsors included the Robert Bosch Foundation, the Stifterverband, the Volkswagen Foundation, the German Association of University Professors and the businesswomen Susanne Klatten.