The Free State of Bavaria will sponsor scholarships for the academic year 2020/21. Graduates 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 universities. The one-year scholarship can be generally extended twice for up to 3 years. The scholarship is paid out monthly (735,- €) and amounts to 8.820,- € per year. Students with at least one child receive 895,- € per month, which amounts to 10.740,- € per year. Candidates should send their documents to the address specified in the important advice.
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.
deadline for first time applications
1st December 2019 (date of receipt!)
deadline for applications of extenSion
28th February 2020 (date of receipt!)
Please note: Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
The selection process for 2020/21 is still ongoing. All candidates will be presumably notified by e-mail in May 2020. Thank you for your patience.
Please read the important advice carefully before applying:
The online application form is available here.
Reports of former scholarship holders can be found here under "Stipendien In".