The University of Hamburg supports its international students on their way to the successful completion of their degrees with degree completion grants.
Amount of funding / funding period
As a rule, the funding period for degree completion grant is 6 months. The maximum amount of funding is €720 per month. Also, the amount of each grant is calculated according to the criteria stipulated in the German federal training assistance act.
If the final examination is not completed within the 6-month period, an extension may be requested. The maximum funding period is 12 months.
Moreover, students pursuing Diplom, Magister, or Staatsexamen degrees may apply for a 12-month grant with their first application.
The following groups are excluded from funding:
International students studying fee-based degree programs are eligible for this grant in exceptional cases, but they will not have priority in the selection procedure.
For the relevant application periods, please use the corresponding application link and log yourself in using your STiNE ID
Application deadlines 1 June/1 December
Online applications require the following documents:
After you have submitted your online application, please submit the following documents in person to the program coordinator (Ms. Daniela Pérez y Effinger) during office hours by the application deadline:
Merit scholarships are awarded by a committee comprising members of the faculties and the ASTA (student council).
University will notify you via email roughly 4 weeks after the application deadline. For an update on the current status of your application, please see the notifications in the portal.
Moreover, the selection is based upon financial need.
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Open to||All except German citizens|
|Organizer||University of Hamburg|
|Contact the organizer||+49 40 42838-3311|