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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The objectives of a study trip are:

  • to establish and maintain contacts between German and foreign universities
  • to provide participants with a subject-specific knowledge by organising visits to at least two universities, subject-related tours and informative meetings
  • to promote meetings with German students and academics and scientists
  • to offer participants an insight into economic,political and cultural life in Germany

Who can apply?
University teachers from a foreign university are eligible to apply.

What is supported?
Study trips for groups of a maximum of 15 students accompanied by one university teacher. Individual doctoral candidates may also be funded after consultation with the DAAD. The groups visit at least two German universities where they participate in the academic programme. A cultural programme is organised in the evenings and at weekends.

Duration of funding
At least 7 days and a maximum of 12 days

Value
A flat rate allowance of 50 euros per person per day is paid as a contribution towards travel and accommodation expenses. This applies to the following countries: Groups from the EU states, Albania, Australia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hong Kong, Iceland, Japan, Canada, Croatia, Liechtenstein, New Zealand, Norway, the Russian Federation, Switzerland, Serbia, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine and USA. For groups from the "remaining countries", the DAAD pays for travel within Germany directly, participants only receive a meals allowance of 18 euros per day.

Selection
Students or groups of students cannot apply directly to the DAAD; the university submitting an application is responsible for selecting participants.

What requirements have to be fulfilled?
Students must be registered at a foreign university and have completed at least one semester.

Language skills
Students in a group should have the same level of proficiency in the chosen programme language (usually English or German).

Application documents

  • Application form (DAAD portal)
  • Financial plan (DAAD portal
  • List of participants
  • Reasons for application and contentual programme description
  • Schedule
  • Description of the contentual preparation
  • Proof of contacts

Application deadline
1 February, 1 May, 1 November

Application address
DAAD-Portal: https://portal.daad.de/irj/portal

Notes on application
Please note: There are special conditions for applicants from France, Great Britain, Poland, the Russian Federation and the United States. Further information is available at the respective branch office:
Paris: paris.daad.de
London: www.daad.org.uk
Warsaw: www.daad.pl
Moscow: www.daad.ru
New York: www.daad.org

Information and advice centres
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst / German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Section 513
Kennedyallee 50
53175 Bonn / Germany
Contact:
Julia Löllgen
Tel.: +49 228 / 882-328
E-Mail: loellgen@daad.de

More detailed information
www.daad.de/hochschulen/kooperation/partnerschaft/gruppenreisen/05028.de.html

Programme variations

  • Study Visits by Groups of Foreign Students

Basic-Requirements

Status: Undergraduates
Graduates
Doctoral candidates
Faculty
Country of Origin:
Only specified

The scholarship for this programme is restricted to certain countries of origin. You can find an explanation for this on the details page of the scholarship programme under the application requirements.

Subject:
Only specified

Restricted to the following disciplines:

  • Language and Cultural Studies
  • Law, Economics and Social Sciences
  • Mathematics/Natural Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Nutritional Science
  • Engineering
  • Art, Music, Sport
Further application requirements »