Scholarships at Heinrich Heine- University

The HHU offers its students a large number of scholarship programmes. Whether to support new students, advanced-level students, semesters spent abroad or graduate scholarships – practically all areas of the University are covered. Scholarships are awarded in accordance with the Framework Regulations for the Award of Scholarships approved by the Senate of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf on 10th July 2012.


Attention! The applications for our scholarship programme »Take your chance« at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf are now closed for 2015. After the selection committee has met, all candidates will be informed about the results of their application in the end of November 2015. Good luck to everyone!

  • Promotion for stays abroad: the scholarship program "Metropolen in Osteuropa" provides students with a full funding for a minimum of 7-month stay in Eastern Europe. It can be promoted language learning, study, research stays and / or internships, in combination. The up to two-year scholarship also makes it possible to graduate Masters courses completely abroad. Warning: The program is not open to PhD students. For further information and application forms, please visit the following undefinedhomepage (only in German available).
  • Fellowships for MD doctoral Dissertations available! The integrated Graduate School of the Collaborative Research Center SFB 974 "Communication and System Relevance in Liver Damage and Regeneration" is inviting medical students to apply for five MD positions for six months. For detail information please see here.

    "Take your chance"

    Become a benefactor!

    Everything to do with matching procedures, funding models, the Scholarships Ambassador, circle of benefactors and how you can benefit from championing gifted young people.

    Scholarship overview

    You have everything you need at a glance with the online brochure (PDF 2,17MB, german) and our online overview!


    Contact and services

    The Central Scholarship Office is the point of contact for students, benefactors and members of the University for all matters concerned with scholarships.

    Scholarship Unit

    Janine Janus M.A.

    Fax +49 211 81-12585
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