A stay abroad is often more expensive than studying or participating in an internship at the home university. This is due to the following factors:
- travel costs
- possible enrolment and tuition fees
- higher costs of living
- foreign health insurance, Visa
Nevertheless, there are many funding opportunities available to enable you to study abroad.
- 15.01.: Practical courses, research visits, theses between 01.02. and 31.07.
- 31.05.: Study courses, practical courses, research visits, theses, language courses between 01.07. and 28.02.
- 31.10.: Study courses, practical courses, research visits, theses, language courses between 01.01. and 31.07.
Grant options:PROMOS partial grants
- DAAD; not for ERASMUS funding!
- Periods of study between 1 and 6 months
- Short-term grants for thesis and research visits (not for doctoral candidates)
- Short-term grants for practical courses outside of the ERASMUS area (from 6 weeks to a max. of 6 months; not for doctoral candidates)
- Special courses (e.g. Summer Schools) worldwide
- Minimum average Transcript grade: 2.5
Partial grant by the rectorate (Rektoratsstipendium)
- Short-term grants for thesis and research visits worldwide
- Short-term grants for language courses (3 weeks to 6 months) and special courses (5 days to 6 weeks) worldwide
- Short-term grants for practical courses outside of the ERASMUS area (from 6 weeks)
For further information please see the Scholarship Brochure issued by the International Office.
In addition to the grants awarded by the International Office there are possibilities outside the University to receive financial assistance for studying abroad.
Parents can also study abroad. The Internet portal, Auslandsstudium mit Kind [Studying abroad with children [in German]] offers information, reports from experience and useful information for families.
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