Funding and scholarships for international students
Scholarships for HHU students
Heinrich Heine University offers scholarships for degree students fully enrolled at HHU:
Fully enrolled international degree students at HHU who have got into a financially precarious situation in the final phase of their studies can apply for the STIBET graduation grant (“Studienabschluss-Stipendium”).
Details on the prerequisites for application and the conditions of the scholarship can be found in the call for applications. Applications are accepted continuously.
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Further funding opportunities & scholarships
Scholarships for international students
Yet before starting your studies at HHU, you can search and apply for scholarships. On the following websites, funding opportunities for students and researchers from abroad are compiled:
- DAAD database
- Funding Database Incoming (EURAXESS)
- Otto-Benecke Foundation: Educational grants for migrants (in German) (before university admission)
Funding for: acquiring higher education qualification in Germany, starting or continuing university studies in Germany or starting an academic employment
- Support programmes for students from abroad (Deutsche Kultur International, IfA)
- Financial support for foreign students | Grants (German Education Server)
Please mind the respective eligibility conditions.
Scholarships for students at German universities can be found on these websites:
- Scholarship guide Stipendienlotse (BMBF; in German)
- Stipendium plus - Scholarship for talented students
- mystipendium.de - search engine for scholarships (in German)
Information and links on financing your studies
Further information on funding opportunities can be found in our
and on the following websites:
Advice on financing your studies
Personal advice and detailed information on possibilities of financing your studies and scholarship opportunities are available from:
Scholarships for exchange students and visiting researchers
HHU Exchange Scholarships
Heinrich Heine University (HHU) offers scholarships for BA/BSc and MA/MSc students from partner universities for student exchanges or research stays at HHU.
The International Offices of partner universities are invited to suggest students for HHU Exchange Scholarships to the International Office of HHU.
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill in the proposal form. Download Acrobat Reader.
- March 20th for the winter semester
- September 20th for the summer semester
Erasmus+ exchange scholarships
As a student of Erasmus partner universities of HHU, you can apply for a stay as exchange student at Heinrich Heine University to the International Office of your home university. If you are accepted for the Erasmus+ mobility programme of the European Commission, you will be granted a partial scholarship (granted monthly) for your study stay at HHU.
For information on the application procedure and deadlines, please consult the International Office of your home university.
NRW Scholarship Programme for students from the Middle East
The German state of North-Rhine Westphalia (NRW) offers short term scholarships for students from Israel, Palestine and Jordan for study and research stays at universities and research institutes: ⇒ NRW Middle East Scholarships.
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