Heinrich Boll Scholarships in Germany for International Students

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Brief description

Heinrich Boll Scholarships is for International students who have obtained their university entrance qualification at a school in Germany and wish to study for a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. degree in Germany are eligible for scholarships from the Heinrich Boll Foundation.

Level/Field of Study:

These scholarships can be used to pay for Master’s Degrees or PhDs in any subject offered by state or state-recognized universities in Germany.

Host Institution (s):

German universities that are state-recognized

EU students can take Master’s Degree courses in Germany, Switzerland, and other EU member countries at the state or state-recognized universities.


Not specified.

Target group:

The scholarship program provides scholarships for international students from the EU and non-EU who have not been educated in Germany.

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Heinrich Boll Scholarships value/inclusions/duration

Masters Study: Non-EU Students: EUR 850 per Month plus various individual allowances. Tuition fees in Germany are possible in certain circumstances.

Ph.D. Studies:

Non-EU Students: EUR 1,200 per Month plus EUR 100 Mobility Allowance per Month plus various individual allowances. Tuition fees are not available.

EU students: EUR 1350/month primary scholarship and EUR 100/month research costs allowance. Tuition fees are not available in Germany, but they may be limited in other countries.

The scholarship is granted for two years but may be extended up to half a year.

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EU students: Maximum, varies EUR 649 plus EUR 300 per month in book money; tuition fees are not possible in Germany but may be limited in other countries.

The scholarship is for the duration of the course. It may be extended up to one semester.

Eligibility For Heinrich Boll Scholarships

Heinrich Boll Scholarships for International Students

International Doctoral Students who have earned the university admission qualification outside Germany:

  • The applicant must be accepted as a doctoral candidate by a German state or state-recognized university. The application must include proof of admission as a rule in Germany.
  •  Preliminary work must be completed by the date of application. A valid timetable must also be submitted.
  •  Priority will be given to Ph.D. subjects related to the Foundation’s focal points.

International Master Students who have earned their university entrance qualification outside Germany:

  • You can apply before starting your Master’s program or up until the end of the first semester.
  • A proof of professional qualification must be presented

Instructions for application:

Information sheet A 1-1 (“scholarship request for undergraduate and graduate students,” pdf) or A 2-1 (“scholarship applicant for doctoral studies”) will provide details on application requirements and procedures. The online application portal will close on 1 March at the latest.

Please visit the official website for more information on applying for this scholarship (link below).


Official Scholarship Website

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