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
Katholische Hochschulgemeinde Mannheim Edith Stein Stipendium85€ / 36 months
Alfred Toepfer Foundation F.V.S. Masefield Scholarship5000€ / once
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz Deutschland Stipendium300€ / 12 months
RWE AG RWE Fellows Stipendien für Doktoranden1000€ / 36 months
Elisabeth Krauß’sche Stipendienstiftung Stipendien für Studierendens / 6 months
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Funding for studying a year / a semester abroad

InstitutionNameFunding
Hochschule Konstanz Technik Deutschland Stipendium300€ / 12 months
Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung Journalistisches Förderprogramm für Stipendiaten, JFS585€ / 12 months
Ruhr Universität Bochum Wilhelm und Günther Esser Stiftung: Abschlussstipendien für die Promotion833€ / 12 months
Universität Mainz Adolf Todt-Stiftung für Doktoranden der Chemie und Pharmaziens / once
Frauenbüro der TUM "Chancengleichheit für Frauen und Forschung und Lehre" Promotionsstipendium für die Förderung von Frauen in der Wissenschaft1200€ / 12 months
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