Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Can international students apply for the scholarship?
BA/MA Degree Scholarship

We only offer scholarships for students who obtained their general qualification for university entrance (Abitur) in Germany.


PhD Degree Scholarship

PhD candiates from abroad can apply for a scholarship if they are

  • in the early stages of their doctoral work
  • enrolled at a German university and
  • fluent in German.
How do I proof my German language skills?
Proof of German language skills at level C1/DSH-3 is a requirement for the application, even if your PhD program / study program is in English.