Scholarships and fellowships
Do you need funding to conduct research for your dissertation/thesis abroad? Do you need financial help for purchasing books and/or getting your doctoral thesis printed? Do you have an exceptional academic and/or professional track record? The University of Passau provides and administers numerous suitable funding programmes.
Scholarships for students
Costs of living and scholarships for international students
If you're an international student, please find further information about scholarships on the page Costs of living and funding options for international students.
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With the Deutschlandstipendium scholarship, the University of Passau supports particularly strong students – even if you are only starting out – with a monthly stipend of 300 euros.
The Centre for Careers and Competencies provides detailed information on funding opportunities for students who wish to complete an internship abroad.
Under the Advancement of Internationalisation funding programme (website currently only available in German), the University to provides travel grants for research stays and helps international students in acute financial difficulties.
The University of Passau offers Oskar-Karl-Forster scholarships to talented students and doctoral candidates in financial hardship. This scholarship provides a lump-sum contribution of up to 500 euros to students for purchasing learning materials or to doctoral candidates to cover some of their thesis printing costs.
The AlumniClub (website in German) wishes to support exceptional students of various academic disciplines at the University of Passau with a range of scholarships. Apart from providing financial aid, these are intended to establish valuable links with companies.
Starting in summer semester 2021, the University of Passau will offer a scholarship programme for female bachelor’s and master’s students in STEM subjects (called ‘MINT’ subjects in German) who have the potential for an academic career. The aim is to increase the proportion of women in STEM subjects. Please check the homepage of the Women´s advancement from the University of Passau for further information concerning Scholarships for female students in STEM subjects and many other opportunities.
Various foundations and other organisations (this page is currently only available in German) provide support that is not only limited to funding. Scholarship holders often receive a comprehensive range of support and guidance from tutors.
Scholarships for doctoral students
This funding line (Bayerische Gleichstellungsförderung – this page is currently only available in German) provides scholarships and awards for the promotion of gender equality in research and teaching. This includes doctoral completion scholarships and awards for best dissertation/thesis for parenting students as well as project funding for female postdoctoral researchers.
The Graduate Centre provides comprehensive information on all organisational and interdisciplinary issued concerning doctoral research and study. The Graduate Centre sees itself as a platform for academic exchanges and the pan-faculty integration of doctoral researchers.