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.

Please note:
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Programme Description

International students and post-graduates at Hamburg university are invited to apply for the funding, which is worth up to EUR 650 and will be granted for one year. To be awarded a merit scholarship, applicants must demonstrate good to excellent academic performance and be willing to devote two to four hours per week during the semester to the university's internationalisation projects.

Students from abroad who have been studying for at least two semesters at Hamburg university are eligible to apply. Foreign nationals who qualify for assistance as per Federal Training Assistance Act (BAföG) § 8 cannot be considered.

Target Group

international students and post-graduates at Hamburg university demonstrating good to excellent academic performance

Academic Requirements

international students who have been studying at Hamburg university for at least two semesters


two semesters (12 months in total)

Scholarship Value

usually a maximum of EUR 650 per month; depending on the availability of funds, individual doctoral candidates may also be awarded a scholarship of EUR 1,000 per month (for example through a DAAD STIBET doctoral scholarship)

Application Papers

Please find the application forms and further information on the application procedure here

Application Deadline

15 April and 15 October of each year

Application Requirements

  • international students
  • candidates have been enrolled at Hamburg university for at least two semesters
  • good to excellent academic achievements
  • willingness to actively participate in the university's internationalisation projects
  • candidates stay in Hamburg during the requested eligibility period
  • neediness


Universität Hamburg
Mittelweg 177
20148 Hamburg

Daniela Perez y Effinger
Tel.: 040/42838-3311
Fax: 040/427977-631