Grants for international students at the University of Hamburg

University of Hamburg is offering Degree Completion Grants for international students to study in Germany. The maximum funding period for students pursuing Diplom, Magister, Staatsexamen degrees is twelve (12) months.

The scholarship program aims to assist high achieving & highly motivated international research scholars at Hamburg University.

Conditions of Eligibility

Persons entitled to funding are students who:

  1. Should not German citizens;
  2. are not eligible for BAföG (federal student loan scheme);
  3. have no financial support during this phase (proof required).
  4. International students studying fee-based degree programs are eligible for this grant in exceptional cases.

Students pursuing Diplom, Magister, or Staatsexamen degrees may apply for a 12-month grant with their first application.

Scholarship Details

  1. The funding period for degree completion grant is 6 months.
  2. The maximum amount of funding is EUR 720 per month;
  3. If the final examination is not completed within the 6-month period, an extension may be requested.
  4. The maximum funding period is 12 months.

Application Procedure

For the relevant application periods, please use the corresponding application link and log yourself in using your STiNE ID (detailed instructions on applying online are available):

Online applications require the following documents:

  1. Tabular CV;
  2. Reason for your application;
  3. Tabular schedule detailing all steps leading to your final examination;
  4. An evaluation from the supervisor of your final thesis.

You must upload these documents to the online application portal.

Deadline: 1 June 2018 (for period of funding from 1 July–31 December); 1 December 2018 (for period of funding from 1 January–30 June).

Quick Overview————-
OrganizationUniversity of Hamburg
Fellowship LevelDiploma and degree programs
Subject areasAll disciplines offered
Fellowship amountVaries
EligibilityMaximum amount of funding is EUR 720 per month
Deadline1st June, 1st December (yearly)

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