Partial Funded Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships at Universität Hamburg in Germany 2021

Partial Funded Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships at Universität Hamburg in Germany 2021

Germany 15 Apr 2021
Universität Hamburg

Universität Hamburg

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The Universität Hamburg offers a merit scholarship program to supports outstanding international students and doctoral researchers of all subjects and degree levels who are actively involved in a social or intercultural context. The awarding of a merit scholarship allows recipients to concentrate fully on their studies and gives them the opportunity to develop their skills.


The candidate is entitled to funding if he:

  • is pursuing an academic degree at Universität Hamburg and have been enrolled in his degree program for at least 2 semesters (
    master’s and doctoral students can apply after 1 completed semester);
  • do not hold German citizenship;
  • is not eligible for the federal student loan scheme (BAföG).

Funding amount and duration:

The maximum monthly funding sum is €850. Depending on the availability of funding, individual doctoral researchers may be awarded a merit scholarship totaling €1,000 per month (about 2-3 scholarships in each application round).

Merit scholarships are awarded for 2 semesters (total of 12 months). It is possible to re-apply for a scholarship after being awarded. The maximum funding period at justified exceptional cases is 3 years.

Not entitled to funding:

  • international students fulfilling the requirements of Section 8 of the German federal training assistance act (Bundesgesetz über individuelle Förderung der Ausbildung, BAföG)

Selection Criteria:

  • Good to excellent academic performance.
  • Other verifiable knowledge and capabilities (e.g., presentations, publications, prizes; additional specialized skills); previous funding.
  • Social and/or intercultural activities (e.g., confirmation of volunteer work).
  • Applicant’s needs/social situation.

About the University of Hamburg:

The University of Hamburg (also referred to as UHH) is a university in Hamburg, Germany. It was founded on 28 March 1919 by combining the previous General Lecture System, the Colonial Institute of Hamburg, and the Academic College. The main campus is located in the central district of Rotherbaum, with affiliated institutes and research centers distributed around the city-state.

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