The Free State of Bavaria will sponsor scholarships for the academic year 2024/25. 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.
The objective of the annual scholarship program is to support scientific cooperation and academic exchange between Bavaria and Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe.
Please note the following advice regarding the application process:
FIRST TIME APPLICATIONS:
APPLICATIONS OF EXTENSION:
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.
Applicants with the citizenship of the Czech Republic please contact the Bayerisch-Tschechische Hochschulagentur l Česko-bavorská vysokoškolská agentura.
Reports of former scholarship holders can be found here under "Stipendien In".