Overview of financial support options in Germany

Country: Germany

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Financing your studies in Germany

FInancing your studies in Germany

The majority of the students attend public universities. Tuition fees at public universities vary from state to state but are never higher than 500 € per semester (=1/2 year). For most bachelor's and many master's degree programmes tuitions fees do not exist or are only up to 500€. However, there are certain exceptions like non-consecutive master's degree programmes where the fees can be up to 1,000 € per semester. Private universities tend to charge relatively high tuition fees as well. These fees can go up to 6,000 € per semester.

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Funding for your studies in Germany

InstitutionNameFunding
TU Braunschweig Deutschland Stipendium300€ / 12 months
RWTH Aachen Henry Ford Stipendium für Masterstudenten300€ / 24 months
Stadt Emden Begrüßungsgeld für Studenten in Emden100€ / once
Hochschule Fresenius Idstein Deutschland Stipendium300€ / 12 months
Fachhochschule Kempten Stipendien des Förderkreises der Fachhochschule Kempten für Studierende in Masterstudiengängen250€ / 6 months
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Funding for studying a year / a semester abroad

InstitutionNameFunding
Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg Stipendien für junge Künstlerinnen und Künstler10€ / once
Deutsche Vereinigung für Religionswissenschaft e.V. Reisestipendien zur Teilnahme an EASR-Konferenzen250€ / once
Hochschule RheinMain Deutschland Stipendium300€ / 12 months
Universität Marburg Dr. Wolffsche Stiftungns / ns
Hochschule Rhein-Waal Stipendien der Sparkasse Kleve und der Sparkassenstiftung Kleve300€ / 12 months
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