Here you will find a summarized list of the most significant undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships. For more information, visit the website www.funding-guide.de

Name of the programme Addresses Benefits Duration Call for applications
University Summer Courses offered in Germany for Foreign Students and Graduates / Summer Course Scholarships Bachelor and master’s degree students with a minimum B1 command of German
  • Meals and lodging
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
Starting at 18 days Annually during the last quarter of the year, via the DAAD portal
Practical Traineeships for Foreign Students of Natural and Technical Sciences, Agriculture and Forestry (IAESTE) / Traineeships (IAESTE) Students registered for undergraduate or postgraduate studies wishing to carry out professional practices abroad
  • Meals and lodging
  • Medical insurance
2-3 months, and up to 6 months as an exception Annual, through
IASTE México
Study Visits by Groups of Foreign Students / Trips for groups of students Group of university students as of second academic semester, accompanied by a professor, with the objective of academically and culturally learning about Germany
  • Meals and lodging
  • Travel expenses in Germany
  • Medical insurance
7-12 days 3 calls a year through the DAAD portal
Research Grants – Doctoral Programmes in Germany / DAAD Research Scholarships –Doctoral Master’s Degree Graduates
  • Meals and lodging
  • Travel expenses
  • Study and research
  • Medical insurance
  • German language course
3 years Annually, during the last quarter of the year, through the DAAD portal and at the DAAD Mexico office
Research Grants – Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degrees / DAAD Research Scholarships –Double tutoring or sandwich type Students registered for a doctoral programme
  • Tuition
  • Meals and lodging
  • Travel expenses
  • Study and research
  • Medical insurance
  • German language course

Optional: travel expenses for the German tutor

1-2 years Annually, the last quarter of the year, through the DAAD portal and at the DAAD Mexico office
Research Grants – One-Year Grants / DAAD Research Scholarships -Postdoctoral Researchers and doctoral graduates
  • Meals and lodging
  • Travel expenses
  • Study and research
  • Medical insurance
  • German language course
1 year Annually, during the last quarter of the year, through the DAAD portal and the DAAD Mexico office
Country-related cooperation programme with Mexico: CONACYT/ CONACYT - DAAD Scholarships Young Mexican scientists and professionals desirous of carrying out master’s or doctoral studies
  • Meals and lodging
  • Medical insurance
  • German language course
Master’s: 1-2 years

Doctoral: 3-5 years

Annually, during the first quarter of the year, directly at CONACYT offices
Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) / Postgraduate scholarships for professionals from developing countries Undergraduate or master’s degree graduates with at least 2 years of job experience in fields important to developing countries
  • Meals and lodging
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
1-2 years Annually, different deadlines applicable, directly through participating universities
Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG) / “Public Policy and Good Governance” Scholarships Undergraduates with thesis embarking on master´s degrees in fields of public policy and good governance
  • Meals and lodging
  • Travel expenses
  • Studies and research
  • Medical insurance
1-2 years Annually, midyear, directly through participating universities
PPGG
DLR/DAAD Research-Fellowship-Programme / DLR-DAAD Research Scholarships Scientists highly qualified in the fields related to aeronautics
  • Meals and lodging
  • Travel expenses
  • Studies and research
  • Medical insurance
  • German language course

Support proffered varies according to the fellowship

Doctoral: up to 3 years

Post-doctoral: 6-24 months

Senior research fellowships: 1-3 months

Dates vary according to the call to enroll and the application is done through the DAAD portal
Research Grants – Short-Term Grants / Short Research Grants Doctoral students or young professors or researchers (with completed degree)
  • Meals and lodging
  • Travel expenses (optional)
  • Medical insurance
1-6 months 2 calls per year through the DAAD portal
Study Scholarships for Foreign Graduates in the Field of Arts / Scholarships for artists Graduates in the fields of architecture, music, and visual and performing arts
  • Meals and lodging
  • Travel expenses
  • Study and research
  • Medical insurance
  • German language course
Master´s: 10-24 months

Studies complementing post-graduate studies: 1 year

Annually, during the first quarter of the year, through the DAAD portal and at the DAAD office in Mexico