Practical information

Semester dates

The winter semester runs from September to February, the spring semester runs from March to August (exam periods included).

Scholarship opportunities

For some of you, scholarship opportunities are available. 

You‘re from… 

…the EU / the EEA:
If you‘re from the European Union, or the European Economic Area, you‘re eligible for an Erasmus scholarship. Please apply for an Erasmus grant at your home university. They will guide you through the process. For more information, see the links in the boxes on the right-hand side. 

…Brazil, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Mexico, Namibia, Paraguay, Russia, Vietnam or Ukraine:
If you‘re from one of these countries, you‘re eligible for a so-called STIBET scholarship, a scholarship funded by
the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) (see box on the right-hand side). STIBET scholarship holders will receive a scholarship of about 400€ per month (the exact amount varies each semester), granted for a total of 5 months. On average, we award 4-5 scholarships per semester, but this number may vary. 

…Pokhara University, Nepal:
If you‘re from our partner university Pokhara University in Nepal, you‘re eligible for an Erasmus scholarship of 800€ per month for a total of 5 months plus travel expenses.

Other scholarship opportunities: 
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers even more scholarships. Check out their scholarship database
Please note that some scholarships require you to apply well in advance (sometimes even a year before your stay with us) so you should start looking for a scholarship right now!