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Scholarships for studying abroad

Scholarships are a particularly popular way of financing a semester abroad or even a complete degree abroad. No wonder - unlike BAföG or educational loanshave to Scholarships for studying abroad not be repaid. In addition, due to the often time-consuming application and selection process, receiving a scholarship is often a special award that also looks good on your résumé.

A whole range of foundations Clubs and other organizations - such as we at College Contact - award different types of scholarships for studying abroad. The foreign universities themselves often offer scholarships for international students.

Types of scholarships for studying abroad

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Whether DAAD, universities or foundations: numerous offices in Germany and abroad award scholarships for studying abroad - not only to students with top performance.

There are a variety of scholarships for studying abroad with different award criteria. The achievements in the course are not always decisive. Often it is more about proving a special motivation or a special research interest.

In addition to full scholarships, which fully finance the study abroad, there are partial scholarships. This is, for example, a one-off payment of a certain amount or the assumption of travel expenses.

DAAD scholarships

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is Germany's most important scholarship provider. It is one of the world's largest organizations when it comes to academic exchange. The range of scholarships is broad and the requirements therefore vary. The DAAD awards grants in the form of Annual and short-term scholarships for studying abroad for students and doctoral candidates of all subjects. Scholarships for selected bachelor's and master's programs are also on offer.

Scholarships for specific countries

Some organizations and foundations offer foreign scholarships for specific countries or regions. An example would be the Fulbright Commission, which exclusively promotes academic exchange between Germany and the USA. In addition, many foreign universities award scholarships for international students to study abroad. Our partner universities also regularly issue scholarships for you.

Scholarships for specific fields

In addition to the country-specific grants, there are grants for studying abroad, which are aimed at students from selected departments. College Contact also awards grants to students in multiple disciplines twice a year.

For master's students, doctoral candidates and postdocs in the department of computer science, for example, there is this "FITweltweit" program from the DAAD. This gives the scholarship holders the opportunity to carry out research work abroad for a period of one to six months. Business and economists often receive support from companies and companies for their studies abroad.


Find the right scholarship for studying abroad

As you can see: The spectrum of scholarships for studying abroad is wide. There are far more organizations and institutions that will help you financially during your stay abroad than initially thought. But how do you find out whether there is a suitable scholarship for you? The scholarship guide of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is helpful. This is a comprehensive one Database for national and international scholarships for studying abroad, which can be filtered according to various criteria. Alternatively, seek advice from College Contact directly.


College Contact Scholarship List

Below you will find an overview of the scholarships currently advertised by us and our partner universities for studying abroad. If you have any questions about the scholarships, please feel free to contact us at any time.