Overview of financial support options in Germany

Country: Germany


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

Hochschule Regensburg Deutschland Stipendium300€ / 12 months
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Graduiertenförderung für Deutsche und Bildungsinländer/innen1150€ / ns
Gustav Prietsch Stiftung Stipendien für Abschlussarbeiten von Studierenden der Religionswissenschaften und der Philosophiens / ns
Peter und Traudl Engelhorn Stiftung Förderung von Doktorandenns / 36 months
Zonta International Foundation Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships720€ / ns
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Funding for studying a year / a semester abroad

Stiftung zur Förderung der Archäologie Magisterstipendien3250€ / once
Hochschule Merseburg Stipendium Kunststofftechnik50€ / 12 months
Universität Hamburg Aby-Warburg-Stipendium am Warburg Institute, London für Doktoranden1374€ / 12 months
Sigmund-Freud-Stiftung Druckkostenzuschüsse für Doktorandenns / once
Universität Oldenburg Anna-Magull-Stiftung: Zuwendungen für Auslandsstudien250€ / 9 months
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Mindshare 3 Month Paid Internship, NestléLondon
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MI5 Summer Technical InternshipLondon
British Red Cross Refugee Groupwork InternScotland
Morningstar Real-Time Data InternLondon
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Financing Tips

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The Group Discussion

Don't get nervous in group discussions
The application process for some applications includes a group discussion. The group discussion is a standard task that is aimed at assessing the behavior of applicants in group situations. Interviewers are able to directly compare candidates. In this article you will find tips on how to successfully take part in a group discussion so that you make a good impression and avoid the traps.