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Fully-Funded International Scholarship | University of Mannheim, Germany

The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim is now accepting applications for up to 45 doctoral scholarships to study in Germany. International applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The aim of the scholarship offers excellent opportunities for highly motivated students with a quantitative orientation to pursue their doctoral degree in Business, Economics and the Social Sciences.

The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) is unique in Germany and one of the few graduate schools worldwide which foster the exchange of ideas, methods, and approaches to research across the boundaries of the economic and the social sciences.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Doctoral degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Business, Economics and the Social Sciences. Within our three Doctoral Centers university offer 11 Ph.D. Programs: 
Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB)

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Taxation

Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics (CDSE)

  • Economics

Center for Doctoral Studies in Social Sciences (CDSS)

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Political Science

Scholarship Award: Admitted students receive a scholarship and there is no tuition fee. CDSE students are financed by a scholarship during the first and the second year (1.200 €/month) of their studies. The Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) offers a limited number of scholarships to first-year CDSE students starting in September 2017. The scholarship comprises a monthly living allowance of 1200 Euros.

Number of Scholarships: Up to 45 scholarships will be offered to the best applicants.

Scholarship can be taken in German

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Entry requirements

  • Master’s degree (research oriented) or excellent Bachelor’s degree in the respective field
  • Letter of motivation explaining why you want to join one of our programs
  • Two letters of recommendation from university professors
  • Test scores Business Program: GMAT or GRE (preferably GMAT)
    Economics Program: GRE
    Social Sciences Program: TOEFL
  • Writing sample (e.g. a paper you have written during your studies)

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Students must have Master’s degree (research oriented) or excellent Bachelor’s degree in the respective field.

English Language/Test Requirements: Test scores Business Program: GMAT or GRE (preferably GMAT)
Economics Program: GRE
Social Sciences Program: TOEFL

How to Apply: Apply via our online application portal which will be open from early November 2017.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is March 31, 2018.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details

Study in Germany: Goethe University Master’s Scholarship for International Students, 2018- Apply

The Goethe University is now accepting applications for Master Scholarship program, funded by the Johanna-Quandt-Foundation Frankfurt. German as well as foreign students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

The purpose of the scholarship is to foster your academic career, to enable you to become involved in existing research projects and to actively support you during your Master’s degree studies. A Master’s degree is the prerequisite for starting a Ph.D. in one of Goethe University’s seminal research units.

The Goethe University is a research-oriented university in the European financial metropolis Frankfurt. As a foundation university, she has a unique degree of independence, urban and cosmopolitan.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue MSc and MA courses with a special emphasis on research.

Apply Also: University of Duisburg-Essien (UDE)

Study Subject: Within the Goethe Goes Global Programme, scholarships can be awarded to the following Master programs:

Humanities and Social Sciences
Master’s Programmes and Related Research Units

Computer Science SFB 902, EXC 115, LOEWE-Centre HIC for FAIR
Social and Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology SFB 1095
History SFB 1095, EXC 243
International Studies /
Peace and Conflict Research
EXC 243
Mathematics LOEWE-Centre HIC for FAIR
Philosophy SFB 1095, EXC 243
Political Theory EXC 243
Quantitative Economics, Finance,
Management, Marketing
LOEWE-Centre SAFE
Sinology SFB 1095
Natural Sciences
Master’s Programmes and Related Research Units
Biochemistry SFB 1177, SFB 807, SFB 902, EXC 115, LOEWE-Centre TMP
Bioinformatics SFB 1177, SFB 902, EXC 115, LOEWE-Centre TMP
Biophysics SFB 1177, SFB 807, SFB 902, EXC 115, LOEWE-Centre HIC for FAIR
Chemistry SFB 807, SFB 902, EXC 115, LOEWE-Centre TMP
Geosciences LOEWE-Centre HIC for Fair
Interdisciplinary Neuroscience SFB 902, SFB 1080, LOEWE-Centre TMP, SFB/TR 23, EXC 115
Molecular Biosciences SFB 1177, SFB 807, SFB 902, SFB/TR 23, EXC 115, LOEWE-Centre TMP
Molecular Biotechnology SFB 1177, SFB 807, SFB 902, EXC 115
Molecular Medicine LOEWE-Centre TMP, LOEWE-Centre CGT, EXC 147, SFB/TR 23, SFB 1039, SFB 902, SFB 834, SFB 815, SFB 1177,
Physical Biology of Cells and Cell Interactions SFB 807, SFB 1177, SFB 902, SFB 1080, LOEWE-Centre TMP, EXC 115
Physics SFB 902, SFB/TR 49, EXC 115, LOEWE-Centre HIC for FAIR

Scholarship Award: Goethe University will provide you, as a scholarship holder, with:

  • A monthly stipend of 1,000 € for the standard period of study in a Master program at Goethe-University (generally 2 years)
  • Excellent academic supervision by professors and academic staff who work in most cases in the university’s most distinguished research units
  • The option to write your Master’s thesis and other seminar papers or do an internship in their respective research unit
  • Support and orientation by an experienced Master’s student buddy during your studies
  • Access to seminars focusing on professional skills at our Graduate Academy GRADE, normally open only to Ph.D. students and postdocs
  • Innovative research environment and networks to fellow scholarship holders and other advanced researchers
  • Career support through Goethe University’s Research Support Office
  • Insight and involvement in the activities of multidisciplinary research groups at Goethe University

Number of Scholarships: 20 scholarships per year will be offered

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • German students can apply as well as foreign students. All applicants need to have completed at least two-thirds of their Bachelor’s degree (or another equivalent or higher degree) at a university outside of Germany and meet the other conditions mentioned on the website.
  • Goethe University gives preference to candidates who are not enrolled in another German university.

Nationality: German, as well as foreign students, are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: To qualify for admission to a Master’s program at Goethe University, you must have already completed a Bachelor’s degree (or another program at an equivalent level) in a relevant field, and have passed the selection process of the respective program.

Apply Also: FH Aachen German International Scholarship

English Language Requirements:

How to Apply: The application has to be submitted via Goethe University’s MasterPortal. Open the application form for the Master program of your choice and you will be guided to the Scholarship application.

To apply for the scholarship program you will need:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) at least two-thirds of which have been completed at a university outside Germany plus a transcript of records
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors or other academic staff (signed by hand and officially sealed), stating your excellent or above-average performance (among the top 10% of graduates from your previous degree program)
  • A letter of motivation outlining a study plan and demonstrating your academic ability as well as your principle research interest
  • Proof of proficiency in German and/or English (depending on the language of instruction of the Master’s course)
  • A comprehensive CV in tabular form
  • To be admitted to one of the selected Master program (the selection process for both the Master’s program and the scholarship takes place at the same time)
  • To identify one of the research units which the Master program of your choice is related to. The respective research unit should match your research interest and be a potential workplace for you in the future (you have to select a single research unit) see: “Master Programmes” or “Research Units” for details on the research units).
  • You can apply for up to three degree programs. However, you are only allowed to apply for one relevant research unit in connection with your scholarship application
  • After you have completed the first half of the study period, you will have to submit a transcript of records proving your successful performance, in order to receive further funding (for Sinology and History after six months and for the remaining degree programs after one year).

Application Form

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

Application Deadline: 30th July, 2017.

Study in Germany: Fully-Funded Scholarship at University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) for International Students, 2018

University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is pleased to offer UDE-Scholarships to pursue Bachelor and Master degree program for winter 2017/2018 and summer 2018. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

The aim of the scholarship is to provide financial help to international students to study in Germany.

With over 43,000 students, the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is one of the ten largest in the Federal Republic. Their wide range of subjects ranges from the Humanities, Society and Education Sciences to Economics, Engineering, Natural Sciences, and Medicine. Since its foundation in 2003, UDE has developed into a universally recognized research university.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Bachelor and Master degree program.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: The UDE-Scholarship is part of the Deutschland stipendium and awards excellent students studying at the University of Duisburg-Essen with 300 € per month for an entire academic year.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • All students who are properly enrolled at the University of Duisburg-Essen and are within their regular course duration
  • Everyone who intends to study at the University of Duisburg-Essen in the winter semester 2016/17 beginning in October (matriculation status will be checked at the beginning of the semester – matriculation at the time of application is not necessary)
  • Unfortunately, PhD students or students of degree courses liable to fees (e.g. Educational Media) cannot apply for a UDE-scholarship in general.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: All students who are properly enrolled at the University of Duisburg-Essen and are within their regular course duration.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply

The mode of application is online.

Which data is required?

  • Personal data (name, address etc.)
  • Information regarding other scholarships and BAföG
  • Information regarding your (planned) course of studies and average grades, ECTS-points, and grade of graduation (e.g. Abitur)
  • Curriculum vitae on your development (education, internships etc.) and, if applicable, on possible volunteer work (please note that you might have to enter contact information for a verification of your entries)
  • Letter of motivation (2.000 characters maximum)
  • Optional information on your personal background (Can be to your advantage in the selection process)
  • Handing in any documents in paper form is not necessary unless we will ask you to provide documents later on during the selection process

Application Form

Visit School Application Portal

Application Start/Deadline: June 14, 2017, until July 17, 2017.

FH Aachen German International Scholarships for Bachelor and Master Degrees, 2017

Applications are invited for The FH Aachen Scholarship Programme to pursue bachelor’s and master degree programme in Germany. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The FH Aachen – Aachen University of Applied Sciences is one of the biggest Fachhochschulen in Germany with roughly 11,300 students, 220 professors, 300 contract lecturers, and 340 assistants. It is specialized in certain topical areas.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Bachelors and Master degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Each month, scholarship recipients are paid € 300. The scholarship is awarded for a year, and it is paid out during university vacation as well. During the time of support, the university offers a non-material accompanying programme. Moreover, contact is established between the respective scholarship sponsor (generally, a regional business enterprise) and the scholarship recipients to allow them to get acquainted with each other. The applicants should, therefore, have a basic interest in establishing contact with the supporting business enterprise/institutions.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Germany

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • A formal requirement for the awarding of a scholarship is being registered as a full student at the FH Aachen. Other people who may apply are those who are about to start their course of study at the FH Aachen , i.e. who wish to take up their studies in the winter semester 2017/2018, but haven’t registered yet. At the time of the scholarship award procedure, the applicants should be in the standard period of study and be registered for at least two more semesters. (Cf. Scholarship Guideline)
  • The scholarships are awarded per faculty and degree programme, respectively. For the selection, the grades within a degree programme are taken into consideration.
  • The scholarship is awarded independent of income and BAFöG (The Federal Training Assistance Act).
  • A so-called “double funding” through a combination with other scholarship sponsors (organizations for the promotion of young talent, DAAD…) is not possible.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: The FH Aachen Language Centre Sprachenzentrum provides foreign language teaching and language examinations on all campuses of the FH Aachen: Aachen, Jülich, Linnich and Geilenkirchen. Each campus has an office that provides advice and further services for students and potential student. The Sprachenakademie organizes:

  • Language courses within the faculty, running during a semester
  • Summer/Winter school (cross-faculty and  intensive language courses offered during the semester break)
  • Language exams/certificates: linguistic entrance tests for selected courses, English language tests for international academic entrance (IELTS, TOEFL, etc).
  • Technical English/French courses, specifically tailored for the respective degree program
  • Courses in English, Chinese, French, Spanish, Swedish, Japanese, Russian, Italian, and Dutch

How to Apply

The mode of application is online. The FH scholarships are awarded annually at the start of the winter semester. At this time, the application portal is closed. The next application phase for the 2017/2018 funding period takes place from June 1, 2017 to July 30, 2017.

You can apply only during the application period and online under the following link:

Application Form

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details on scholarship.

Application Deadline: July 30, 2017.
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