Application Forms / Downloads

The listed forms apply only to certain scholarship programmes. For most programmes, applications have to be submitted online via the DAAD portal (via www.funding-guide.de); an application with the PDF/Word forms listed here is invalid for these programmes! To find out which application procedure is the right one, please refer to the call for applications in the scholarship database

Application for Research Grants and Study Scholarships

You will have to download the DAAD Application for Research Grants and Study Scholarships as a PDF file, print and complete it, and mail it along with your application documents.

You can fill in the form on the screen. Please note that you can not save it! Please print it out and mail it to the designated place of application.

Attachment to the application for a DAAD Study Scholarship

Reports on scholarship applications submitted by foreign students, graduates, doctoral students and postdocs

Application form for Research Stays and Study Visits for University Academics and Scientists - Re-invitation Programme for Former Scholarship Holders

Multilingual form (179 KB)

There are different places your application should be directed to. Information where to apply is given on the pages dealing with the scholarship you wish to apply for!

Further downloads

 Information on enty/residence and employment

Application form for admission to studies for foreign applicants

English form (587 KB) and information leaflet (730 KB)
German form (199 KB) and information leaflet (32 KB)

You can fill in the form on the screen. Please note that you can not save it! Please print it out and mail it to the designated place of application.

Please note that some Higher Education Institutions in certain federal states of Germany (e.g. Bavaria) do not accept the application form you find here.
Please make sure before applying to a certain University or Fachhochschule that the application form will be accepted. You can find further information on the application process here or on the homepages of the Higher Education Instituions .

Download of Brochures

We offer many DAAD brochures on studying and researching in Germany online in the form of downloadable PDF files. Click here for a list of all available brochures.