• Description:

    The Heinrich Böll Foundation awards some scholarships to international students who gained their university entrance qualification from a school outside of Germany who wish to study a Masters or PhD Degree in Germany.

    The scholarships are towards Masters Degree or PhD Degree in all subjects offered at state or state-recognised universities in Germany. For EU students, Master’s Degree courses at state or state-recognised universities in Germany, Switzerland, and other EU member states are possible.

    Scholarships 

    Masters Studies:

    Non-EU students: €934 per month plus various individual allowances, possibly health insurance; tuition fees are in certain cases possible in Germany.

    EU students: varies, max. €812 plus €300 book money per month; tuition fees not possible in Germany but possible to a limited extent in other countries. The scholarship is awarded for the regular period of study, may be extended by one semester.

    PhD Studies:

    Non-EU students: €1,200 per month plus €100 mobility allowance per month, plus various individual allowances; tuition fees are not possible.

    EU students: €1350 per month basic scholarship plus €100 per month research costs allowance; tuition fees are not possible in Germany but possible to a limited extent in other countries. The scholarship is awarded for three years as a rule (two years, may be extended at most by 12 months)

    Eligibility:

    International Master students who earned their university entrance qualification outside Germany:

    • You may apply before commencing your Masters programme or at any time up to the end of the first semester of the Masters programme.
    • Proof of first professional qualification must be provided
    • Required proof of German Proficiency: Level B2 or DSH 2 (with certificate)

    International Doctoral students who earned the university entrance qualification outside Germany:

    • Proof of admission to doctoral studies by a state or staterecognised university, as a rule in Germany, must be included with the application.
    • By the application date, preliminary work must have been completed and a valid timetable for completion must be submitted.
    • PhD subjects related to focal points of the Foundation’s activities will be given priority.
    • Required proof of German Proficiency: Level B2 or DSH 2 (with certificate)

     

     

  • Fields

    • Arts and Culture

    • Peace and Conflict

    • Philosophy

    • Political Science

    • Politics and International Relations

    • Public Policy

    • Social Science

    • Sociology

  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor

    • Master

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