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The Foundation’s objectives are, among others:

  • supporting Canadian Studies in German-speaking countries by advancing academic research and teaching;
  • supporting young scholars;
  • awarding fellowships, mainly to doctoral students (Dissertation) and postdoctoral scholars (Habilitation);
  • establishing cooperations between Canadian and German scholars;
  • academic cooperations between German-speaking and Canadian universities;
  • improving exchange of experience and information.