The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers many scholarships for international students to study in Germany at various degree levels. Click the link to view the DAAD scholarships database.
A scheme offering scholarships for international students from developing countries (in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America) to study at a German university at master’s or PhD level. Candidates must possess German-language skills and be of Catholic-Christian denomination.
In Scholarship Program 2 we sponsor advanced foreign students from developing countries who are already enrolled in a German university. Scholarship candidates must be proposed by the corresponding Campus Ministry.
Scholarship Program 1 is addressed to post-graduates and to academics living in their home countries who already gained professional experience and who are interested in postgraduate studies (or research stays) in Germany. This program is administered by regional partner committees, staffed by university professors and church representatives. Normally documents are submitted to the committee of the applicant’s home country.
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The scholarship department of the Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to graduates, and doctoral students from inside and outside Germany. We hold the application process twice a year. The application deadline is 1 March and 1 September. Please note: We only accept online applications. The application portal will be opened about 6 weeks before the application deadline. For details of application requirements, procedures and specific groups see Application process.
With its HHL Africa Scholarship Program, HHL offers scholarships to support talented candidates from African countries in order to foster the geographical diversity of the MBA class. HHL Africa Scholarship Program supports excellent candidates from African countries applying to HHL’s full-time MBA program. Candidates of all academic and professional backgrounds are welcome to apply. The scholarship will provide the successful candidates with a tuition waiver worth up to EUR 14,500.
The largest provider of scholarships for study in the EU, Erasmus+ is led by the European Commission, funding international students to study in Europe. It provides grants towards living costs when participating in an exchange program to study in Europe.
Completion grants for doctoral students. The International Office awards completion grants for international doctoral students in the framework of the DAAD STIBET programme. To a limited extent, an initial funding at the beginning of the doctorate as well as a temporary financial support in order to bridge a short period of time without income is also possible. Scholarship holders will generally receive a grant for up to 4 months. The monthly stipend amounts to 600-800 Euros.
For applicants from Sub-Saharan African countries with an excellent academic record the DRD offers a limited number of DAAD merit scholarships per year. Scholarships include monthly allowances of 650 Euro plus travel allowances for Master candidates and 900 Euro plus travel allowances for PhD candidates. Tuition and registration fees are covered by the Scholarship Programme.
ESMT’s MBA scholarship program helps make your goal of an international business career a reality. Supported by its 25 corporate founders, ESMT offers a number of partial-tuition scholarships for MBA applicants. Every year, there are also a limited number of prestigious full-tuition scholarships available.