Financing opportunities

To guarantee a financially secured stay abroad, you should familiarize yourself with the financing options and scholarships / grants at an early stage.

You would like to learn more about the financing options of your stay abroad?

We have compiled an overview of worldwide and country-specific scholarships and grants to help you find the right support.

Worldwide

Application deadline: please check with the respective institute

Requirements:

  • please check with the respective institute

Benefits:

  • travel contribution
  • contribution to health insurance
  • monthly stipend

Please note:

  • guaranteed partial credit transfer

More information can be found on our ISAP programs website.

Scholarship of the Baden-Wuerttemberg Stiftung.

The application deadline, requirements, benefits, and detailed information about the application can be found on our Baden-Wuerttemberg Stipendium website.

  1. semester scholarships
  2. short-term scholarships for completing a thesis
  3. scholarships for interns
  4. scholarships for language courses abroad
  5. DAAD-PROMOS application documents

The application deadline, requirements, benefits, and detailed information about the application can be found on our PROMOS website.

Scholarships of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service).

Application deadlines: depending on the host country (except architecture: 31 October)

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree students: application possible from the 2nd semester
  • Master’s degree students: start of stay abroad possible from the 1st semester
  • outstanding study achievements
  • very well-grounded motivation for the study project
  • proof of language proficiency (normally a DAAD language certificate)

Benefits:

  • contribution to tuition fees
  • travel contribution
  • contribution to health, accident, and personal liability insurances
  • monthly scholarship installment

Please note:

  • the scholarship can be applied to all universities in the host country
  • you can freely choose your host university
  • you will have to arrange your admission yourself
  • application documents can be found on the DAAD homepage

Application deadline: 3 - 6 months before going abroad

Requirements:

  • stay abroad during the maximum funding period
  • enrollment as a full-time student at the host university
  • partial credit transfer required
  • proof of language proficiency

Benefits:

  • tuition fees of up to EUR 4,600
  • travel expenses
  • contribution to health insurance
  • monthly allowance for living expenses abroad (depending on the host country)

Please note:

Scholarships for exchange programs in the United States and Canada

Application deadline: beginning of August

Requirements:

  • bachelor’s degree at the start of the scholarship
  • very good grades / outstanding study achievements
  • activities / engagement outside university studies

Benefits:

  • tuition fees
  • health insurance
  • monthly scholarship
  • visa application free of charge

Please note:

  • possible arrangement of a place to study 

You can find detailed information about the scholarship and the application on the Fulbright website.

Application deadline: 1 October

Requirements:

  • at least a bachelor’s degree by the end of the application period
  • outstanding study achievements

Benefits:

  • monthly full scholarship of USD 1,900
  • one time payment of USD 500 at the beginning of your stay
  • travel contribution of USD 1,000
  • allowance of up to USD 25,000 for tuition fees

You can find more information in the flyer about the ERP scholarship program.

Application deadline: mid-January

Requirements:

  • bachelor’s degree at the start of the scholarship
  • very good grades / outstanding study achievements
  • activities / engagement outside university studies

Benefits:

  • travel expenses
  • health insurance
  • visa application free of charge

You can find detailed information about the scholarship and the application on the Fulbright website.

Application deadline: 1 November

Requirements:

  • open to all disciplines
  • bachelor’s, master’s, diploma, or doctoral degree at the time of departure and completed with at least “good”
  • international experience

Benefits:

  • monthly full scholarship of USD 1,900
  • one time payment of USD 500 at the beginning of your stay
  • travel contribution of USD 1,000
  • full payment of tuition fees (approx. USD 56,000 per year)

You can find detailed information in the flyer of the McCloy Scholarship Foundation.

Application deadline: 1 November

The Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS) and the Foundation for Canadian Studies (SKS) award a number of different awards and scholarships to students and early career researchers every year.

You can find detailed information in the GKSand SKS flyers.

Scholarships for exchange programs in Asia

The Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) offers scholarships for qualified international students who have been accepted at a Japanese university, higher education institution, technical university, technical college, junior college, or vocational school as an exchange student for a duration of between 8 days and one year.

Scholarships for exchange programs in Russia

To go on an exchange program in Russia you can apply for Erasmus+ Worldwide. This has been possible since 2015. The University of Stuttgart maintains several Erasmus+ partnerships worldwide: More information about Erasmus+ with participating countries.

Scholarships for exchange programs in Australia

Scholarships for exchange programs in Europe

The Studienstiftung endeavors to enable all students supported by the foundation to study abroad. To this end, it offers a large number of publicly and privately funded scholarships to support one-semester, one-year, and two-year projects, or even short stays.

Since 2001, the “Carlo Schmid Program for Internships at International Organizations and EU Institutions” has been offering highly qualified students and graduates the opportunity for an internship to get to know the working methods in the field of international administration.

The scholarship program “Metropolises in Eastern Europe“, which was launched in 2004, is aimed at cosmopolitan German students who wish to study in one of these countries or realize a scientific project. Applications are open to students of all disciplines up to the master’s degree, diploma degree, or state examination who can demonstrate very good academic performance. As a rule, the support is for a one-year stay abroad.

Scholarships for a stay in France

The DFJW wants to improve the mobility of students and early career researchers in a Franco-German and international context. The scholarships are therefore aimed at all young people who undergo a training program, without giving preference to specific disciplines. The DFJW is working together both with universities that organize exchange programs and with students who are independently doing an internship or research project in the partner country.

Every semester, the GFPS partner associations in Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic award scholarships to students and doctoral candidates for a study visit or a one-semester language course. Polish, Czech, and also Belarusian students can apply for a stay in Germany, Germans can apply for a semester in Poland or the Czech Republic.

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