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Selected Awards


DAAD Project - Promoting German Studies in Ireland - Exploring the past, enhancing the current position, and working towards 250 years of German Studies in Ireland, 2022-2024. The Centre for Irish-German Studies, together with the German Studies Association of Ireland (GSAI) and the Business in Ireland Working Groupt (BuGI) were awarded project funding under the Promoting German Studies in the United Kingdom and Ireland (PGS), Funding for Round V – 2022 to 2024.


Bundesverdienstkreuz awarded to Prof. Gisela Holfter

Jean-Monnet Chair in European Studies awarded to Prof. Joachim Fisher

May-June 2018
Miller Fellowship, University of London (Dr. Gisela Holfter)

November 2012
‘An Duais 2012’ of the German Ireland Fund for the newly established MA in Irish-German Studies

June-July 2011
Research Grant for Senior Academics, DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften & Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung, Technische Universität Berlin (Dr Gisela Holfter)

Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Fellowship in Exile Studies 2011(Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London School of Advanced Study) (Dr Gisela Holfter)

IRCHSS Senior Fellowship (Dr Joachim Fischer)
IRCHSS postgraduate award (PhD project on German-speaking refugees in Northern Ireland) (Martti Steinke)
Visiting Fellowship at the Institut für Europäische Geschichte in Mainz, 2009 (Dr Joachim Fischer)

IRCHSS Fellowship (Dr Gisela Holfter)

DAAD/Dept of Education travel grant (Dr Joachim Fischer)

2005/2006  and 2006/7
Research scholarship Royal Irish Academy and Austrian Academy of Science (for project on Austrian refugees in Ireland), (Dr Gisela Holfter)

IRCHSS postgraduate award (PhD project on Questions of Identity - German-speaking refugees in Ireland) (Birte Schulz)

IRCHSS Project Funding (principal investigator Dr Gisela Holfter)

IRCHSS Fellowship (Dr Joachim Lerchenmueller)