Finding Scholarships

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.

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Programme Description

The Erasmus+ mobility programme of the European Union is aimed at students from the EU-member states and from countries that participate in this programme. Study visits and internships in 33 European countries will be sponsored.

Target Group

The programme is intended for students (see tab 'application requirements') who would like to study at a German higher-education institution for three to 12 months and trainees, who wish to complete an internship between two and 12 months at a European host institution.

Academic Requirements

The Erasmus+ mobility programme is open to all students studying in one of the participating countries who are in at least their second year of study at the home institution of higher education. It is possible, however, to apply for a work placement stay starting in the first year of study.

Number of Scholarships

in the academic year 2012/13: 268,143 sponsorships in 33 European countries


  • study visits abroad: three to 12 months
  • internships abroad: two to 12 months
The scholarship can be split up within one study cycle, for example into two six-month stays.

Scholarship Value

Students received in 2012/13 the sum of EUR 223 (studies) and of EUR 344 (internships) per month on average.

Application Papers

In order to take part in the Erasmus+ mobility programme, please contact the international office of your home institution first.

Application Deadline

varies depending on the higher-education institution

Application Requirements

  • Students are either nationals of a country participating in the Erasmus+ programme, or nationals of other countries enrolled in a regular degree course at an institution of higher education in a participating country; the regulations stipulated by the respective participating countries with consideration of the type and structure of the particular programme are applicable; please also refer to the website of the respective Erasmus+ National Agency
  • Students are at least in the second year of their degree course before appying for a study visit. They may apply, however, for an internship in their first year of study
[list|As a rule, the sending and receiving institutions must possess a valid Erasmus Charta for Higher Education.


European Union
For further information on the programme or the application procedure, please contact the Erasmus coordinator of your home institution of higher education.