Scholarships for Undergraduates and Postgrads

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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 Description Benefits Duration Call for applications
University Summer Courses offered in Germany for Foreign Students and Graduates 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. More information: University Summer Courses 
Practical Traineeships for Foreign Students of Natural and Technical Sciences, Agriculture and Forestry (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
More information: IASTE Internships
Study Visits by Groups of Foreign 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. More information: Study Visits by Groups of Foreign Students
Research Grants – Doctoral Programmes in Germany Master’s Degree Graduates
  • Meals and lodging
  • Travel expenses
  • Study and research
  • Medical insurance
  • German language
3 years Annually, during the last quarter of the year. More information: Research Grants – Doctoral Programmes in Germany
Research Grants – Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degrees Students registered for a doctoral programme
  • 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. More information: Research Grants – Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degrees
Research Grants – One-Year Grants 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. More information: Research Grants – One-Year Grants
Country-related cooperation programme with Mexico: CONACYT 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. More information: Country-related cooperation programme with Mexico: CONACYT
Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) 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. More information: Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)
Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG) 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. More information: Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG)
DLR/DAAD Research-Fellowship-Programme Scientists highly qualified in the fields related to aeronautics
  • Meals and lodgin
  • 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. More information: DLR/DAAD Research-Fellowship-Programme
Research Grants – Short-Term 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. More information: Research Grants – Short-Term Grants
Study Scholarships for Foreign Graduates in the Field of Arts 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. More information: Performing ArtsArchitectureMusicFine Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film

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