Finding Scholarships

International students can apply for scholarships at numerous institutions. The extensive DAAD scholarship database for foreign students, graduates and acamdemics offers a wide range of scholarships and additional Information to help them with their application.

Scholarship Database

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The DAAD's extensive scholarship database for foreign students, graduates and academics offers applicants a wide range of tips and information to help them successfully apply for a scholarship for a course of study, a research assignment or a teaching assignment in Germany.


General information for scholarship applicants

Find out about dates, application papers, selection criteria, the selection process, language requirements, equivalencies, scholarship benefits, etc. for DAAD scholarship programmes.


How do I get a scholarship?

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New books, dining in the canteen, high rental costs. Students have a lot of expenses. Which is why scholarships can help. An overview of the providers, types of scholarships and application guidelines.


Funding opportunities for musicians and artists


Here you'll find special scholarship programmes for musicians and artists aimed specifically at promoting free artistic development.


Forms and Downloads


Here you'll find application forms for DAAD programmes, the form for admission to studies for foreign applicants and DAAD leaflets on entry & residence requirements and working in Germany as a foreign student and academic.