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Scholarships for Undergraduates and Postgraduates

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Please find the application details under “Calls for Applications.”

Name of the programme Targets 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
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
Starting at 18 days Official Announcement
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 practical internships abroad
  • Monthly stipend
2-3 months, and up to 6 months as an exception Applications must be submitted to the IAESTE committee in the country in which the students are enrolled. The responsible national IAESTE committee carries out a selection procedure on a national level and nominates the most qualified applicants. The internship provider decides which applicants to accept.

More information:  www.iaeste.org

Study Visits to Germany by Groups of Foreign Students Applications are open to university teachers from public and state-recognised foreign universities.
Please note this programme belongs to project funding and is no individual scholarship.
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses in Germany
  • Medical insurance
7-12 days 3 calls per year

Official announcement

Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) / Postgraduate scholarships for professionals from developing countries Graduates with at least 2 years work experience in fields important to developing countries
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Language Course
1-2 years Official announcement
Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG) Graduates from all fields with interest in public policy and good governance
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Language course
1-2 years Annually by end of July, directly at the participating universities, please read more about the call here. Official announcement
Study scholarships for foreign graduates in the fields of architecture, music and performing arts, film Gained a first university degree in the fields of Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Language course
  • Master’s: 10-24 months
  • studies complementing postgraduate studies: 1 year
Type in your area of interest: Official announcement
Research Grants – Doctoral Programmes in Germany / DAAD Research Scholarships – Doctoral Master’s Degree holders
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • German language course
3 years Annually by end of October

Official announcement

Research Grants – Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degrees Students registered for a doctoral programme in their home country
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • German language course
  • Optional: travel expenses for the German tutor
1-2 years Annually by end of October

Official announcement

Research Grants – One-Year Grants Postgraduates, doctoral graduates and post-docs
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
1 year (not extendable) Annually by end of October

Official announcement

DLR-DAAD Research-Fellowship-Programme Scientists highly qualified in the fields related to aeronautics
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Doctoral: up to 3 years
  • Post-doctoral: 6-24 months
  • Senior research fellowships: 1-3 months
Official announcement
Research Grants – Short-Term Grants Doctoral students and young researchers
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses (optional)
  • Medical insurance
1-6 months Official announcement

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