The Baden Württemberg Scholarship for university students is offered each year to the universities in Baden-Württemberg. The program’s purpose is to support international exchange between highly qualified German and foreign students. Furthermore, the scholarship program increases the competitiveness of Baden-Württemberg’s universities for the recruitment of the best internationally mobile students and postgraduates.

The program addresses all students who are matriculated at one of Baden-Württemberg’s universities and who would like to expand their horizons through a study abroad.  The program additionally applies to foreign students who would like to study abroad in Baden-Württemberg.

Potential Candidates

  • Students must be either Master’s, Diploma or Staatsexamen students enrolled at the University of Mannheim who aim to study abroad in a non-European country (incl. Russia) in the fall semester and/or in the spring semester.
  • The University of Mannheim can only support European study abroad program through the Erasmus Program.


  • Register in the BWS-World Portal to apply for the scholarship.
  • For the application the following documents have to be: uploaded in the BWS World Portal AND handed in at the Express Service Counter
  • Application form (Download; please only hand in and do not upload)
  • CV (in German or English; without any additional documents)
  • Letter of Motivation (1 DIN A4 page, in German or English)
  • Please briefly reference the scholarship/the scholarship provider in your application.
  • Current academic transcript (in German or English)

Worth and Length of the Scholarships

The foundation determines the amount of money rewarded to scholarship recipients: students receive 600 EUR a month for usually 4 months (it can be fewer months for shorter stays).

Quick Overview————-
OrganizationUniversity of Mannheim
Fellowship LevelMaster’s
Subject areasAll Disciplines
Fellowship amount600 EUR/ month
EligibilityRead above
Deadline31st March for Fall Semester

15th October  for Spring Semester


Contact Person

Ms Gela Wittenberg in the International Office is available to answer any of your further questions.


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