Freiburg University of Education Baden-Württemberg Scholarships for Both German and International Students

Baden-Württemberg Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Several disciplines
Course Level: Undergraduate, Graduate, Postgraduate
Provider: Baden-Württemberg Foundation
Country to Study in: Germany

Scholarship Description
This year again, the Baden-Württemberg Foundation is awarding Baden-Württemberg Scholarships for Students attending institutions in Baden-Württemberg. The Freiburg University of Education (Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg - PH Freiburg) is a partaker.

The Baden-Württemberg Scholarships are designed to promote the international exchange of highly qualified German and non-German students. All highly qualified students attending a partner institution of the Freiburg University of Education and who have been accepted into the exchange program between the two institutions can apply for a Baden-Württemberg Scholarship.

The Baden-Württemberg Foundation is happy to enable and promote various projects of general public benefit in the State of Baden-Württemberg. This information is for students accepted to attend the Freiburg University of Education (PH) for one or two semesters.

The scholarship is announced for non-German undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates with offer to study at Freiburg University of Education, Germany

Highly qualified non-German undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates attending one of the prestigious partner universities of the PH Freiburg abroad and whose institutions award tuition waivers for students coming from the PH Freiburg within the reciprocal agreement.

Scholarship holders must complete a research project or complete part of their home study obligations at the PH Freiburg.

Selection criteria:
The decision on who will be recommended for a scholarship will be made by the Baden-Württemberg Scholarship Commission at the PH Freiburg based on shortlists and appraisals by the student’s home university. The final decision, however, remains with the foundation Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg gGmbH.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (but must have partner institutions)

Participating Institutions
Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg (PH Freiburg – Freiburg University of Education), Baden-Württemberg, Germany; AND
All partner institutions of the Freiburg University of Education

Fields of study
Projects in the fields of education, science and research are supported in particular. Initial examples are programmes for internet and computer competence, research in the field of nutrition, food safety and consumer protection, a photonics center, financial support for vocational education, and the Baden-Württemberg Scholarship.

Future and key technologies, human capital, internationalisation, media competence, social learning, youth, family and civic commitment are also focal points of the work of the Landesstiftung.

Number of awards
Not specified, but up to 1200 every year

Sponsorship duration
Scholarship period is 5 months (1 semester) or 10 months (whole academic year) for study or research at the Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg (min. 4 – max. 11 months on application)

Scholarship benefits
Basic scholarship amount is approx. 400 € per month (up to 500 €)

Method of Application
Applications for are to be submitted to the office/authority responsible, e.g. international office of your home university. Only applications (6 copies each) that contain the following documents will be considered:
  • Application form
  • Detailed proposal of study with information on studies and career to date (max. three pages)
  • Copies of certificates (degrees awarded, transcript of courses)
  • Curriculum Vitae (academic resume) with date of birth
  • Certificate of Matriculation (from home university)
  • Proof of German language skills (and/or other languages)
  • Letter of recommendation by a professor tutoring the student explaining academic performance as well as intercultural and social competence (see attached form)
It is important to visit the webpage of the Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg or contact your local subject co-ordinator or the International Office; and also visit the official university website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship

Submission date for all applications is no later than 1st April 2010

Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg GmbH - This state foundation established in 2000 promotes various projects of general public benefit linked by the common aim of securing the future capacities of the State of Baden-Württemberg. The Chairman of the Supervisory Board is Minister-President Guenther Oettinger.

The University of Freiburg (colloquially in German: Uni Freiburg), officially the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg (in German: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg), is a public research university located in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It was founded in 1457 by the Habsburg dynasty as the second university in Austrian-Habsburg territory after the University of Vienna. Today, Freiburg is the fifth-oldest university in Germany, with a long tradition of teaching the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

Application Deadline: 1 April 2010
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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