The following table lists the most important funding opportunities for students and graduates. You can use the scholarship database to search for further funding opportunities.

Scholarship / programme Description Scholarship benefits Application deadline
University summer courses offered in Germany for foreign students and graduates 3-4 weeks summer university courses in Germany  intended for students in bachelor's and master's courses
  • Transport
  • Living expenses
  • Health insurance
Usually in the beginning of December.

Study Scholarships - Master Studies for All Academic Disciplines

 

10-24 months scholarship for a master´s degree in Germany intended for graduates in all academic disciplines.
  • Transport
  • Living expenses
  • Health insurance
  • Language course
Usually in the middle of November.

Study scholarships - postgraduate studies in the fields of:

Architecture

Music

Fine arts

Performing arts

10-24 months scholarship for a master´s degree in Germany intended for graduates in the fields of architecture, music, fine and performing arts
  • Transport
  • Living expenses
  • Health insurance
  • Language course
Varies from field to field.
Scholarship for graduates in the field of German philology (e.g. German studies, German as a second language teacher) 4 months certificate course at a German partner university in the field of teaching German as a second language.
  • Transport
  • Living expenses
  • Health insurance

 

Varies yearly.
Practical Traineeships for Foreign Students of Natural and Technical Sciences, Agriculture and Forestry (IAESTE) 2-6 months internship intended for students in bachelor's and master's courses who wish to complete a placement abroad
  • Living expenses
  • Health insurance
Ongoing.