Programme Description

The one-year scholarships are intended for graduates from Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine who plan to complete postgraduate studies (i.e. Master's programmes), PhDs or one-year research sojourns at a Bavarian higher-education institution. The one-year scholarship can be generally extended twice for up to 3 years. An average of 40 scholarships worth 861 EUR per month are awarded each year. Single parents or scholars with at least one child may be awarded a monthly amount of 1,021 EUR. The programme aims to support scientific cooperation and academic exchange between the state of Bavaria and Eastern Europe.

Target Group

graduates from Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine who plan to complete doctoral or postgraduate studies at a Bavarian higher-education institution. One-year research stays are also sponsored.

Academic Requirements

Bachelor's degree or academic equivalent

Number of Scholarships

about 40 scholarships per year

Duration

The one-year scholarship can be generally extended twice for up to 3 years.

Scholarship Value

The grant is paid in 12 instalments and has a value of 10,332 EUR per year (861 EUR per month). Students with at least one child may receive 12,252 EUR (1,021 EUR per month).

Application Papers

All application forms and further information on the application procedure can be found here.

Application Deadline

Please find the updated deadlines for application here.

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