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 This programme will not be available for the year 2023. We will keep you posted in future.
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.
Study Visits to Germany by Groups of Foreign Students Group of university students as from second academic semester, accompanied by a lecturer, with the objective of offering an insight into economic, political and cultural life in Germany
  • 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, check the scholarship data base for the official announcement
Study Scholarships – Postgraduate Studies in the Fields of Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication and 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
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 OctoberOfficial 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 OctoberOfficial 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 This programme will not be available for the year 2023. We will keep you posted in future.