Kiel University Germany Scholarships

Kiel University Germany Scholarships

Kiel University Germany Scholarships for International Students

Deadline: July 12, 2019

This is a monthly scholarship for students, half of which comes from private donors and the other half from public funds (Federal funds), in accordance with the rules of the national scholarship law. Students at Kiel University in all subjects and at all levels can apply for the Deutschlandstipendium. Prospective students who wish to study at Kiel University may also apply, and will receive equal consideration. However, the funds will only be paid out if the student actually registers at Kiel University. Transferring the scholarship to another location is not possible.

Applicants from abroad as well as foreign students already enrolled at Kiel University can apply for the Deutschlandstipendium. Please note that foreign certificates must be accompanied by translations.


  • Students receive €300 per month for a period of one year (October to September). Repeat applications are possible.


  • Eligible Countries: Citizens from Germany and all around the world
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Any degree in any subject
  • Admissible Criteria: The applicants already have completed a Bachelor’s degree, the Abitur grade is replaced by the Bachelor’s degree grade. Claimants who wish to study at Kiel University may also apply and will receive equal consideration.


You only apply via the  Online-Portal. Before you finally submit your application, please upload the following documents as attachment (in PDF format):

  • general certificate of qualification for admission to higher education (HZB – Allgemeine Hochschulzugangsberechtigung), a HZB specific to the subject of study, or a foreign HZB whose equivalence has been recognised by the relevant office.
  • if a student has certificates from previous degree programmes, these must also be submitted.
  • if necessary, proof of caring for a biological child (copy of the child’s birth certificate)
  • if necessary, proof of particular achievements, awards, prizes (e.g. winner of the German young researcher competition “Jugend forscht“) from the last two years, previous vocational training, work experience or voluntary services lasting at least six months, current extracurricular activities or activities in other fields, such as voluntary work in society, university politics or religion, or in associations or clubs, as well as proof of special personal or family circumstances such as illnesses and disabilities, caring for close relatives in need of nursing care (parents, siblings, spouse), or proof of a personal background as a “first generation student”.
  • candidates who have successfully participated in a Software Challenge, and have applied to study computer science at Kiel University, must also submit their scholarship certificate for the Software Challenge.
For more information, visit Kiel Scholarship.