+++ The selection process for the funding year 2023/24 is still ongoing; we will inform all applicants about the selection results by email in May 2023. The new call for applications for the funding year 2024/25 is expected to be published here in summer 2023. +++
The Free State of Bavaria will sponsor scholarships for the academic year 2023/24. Graduates (with appropriate citizenship) from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine are eligible to apply. The scholarships are meant to finance postgraduate studies (i.e. master's programs), PhDs or one-year research sojourns at Bavarian higher education institutions. The one-year scholarship can be generally extended twice for up to 3 years. The scholarship is paid out monthly (934,- €) and amounts to 11.208,- € per year. Students with at least one child receive 1.094,- € per month, which amounts to 13.128,- € per year. Please read the important advice carefully before applying.
The objective of the annual scholarship program is to support scientific cooperation and academic exchange between Bavaria and Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe.
Applicants with the citizenship of the Czech Republic please contact the Bayerisch-Tschechische Hochschulagentur l Česko-bavorská vysokoškolská agentura.
Please note for FIRST TIME APPLICATIONS:
Please note for APPLICATIONS OF EXTENSION:
Please note: Complete application documents must be submitted to BAYHOST by the deadline using the online form. This is a cut-off period. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Reports of former scholarship holders can be found here under "Stipendien In".
Information, dates and addresses for the study in Bavaria via this link. Further useful information for (future) PhD students are available via the website "research in Bavaria".
Bavarian Academic Center for Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe
Your contact person:
Ms Katrin Döppe
Tel: +49 941 943-5049
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