The German Baden-Württemberg-Scholarships for International Exchange of University Students

The Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM:
For University Students

Course(s) Offered: Any discipline
Course Level: Undergraduate, Graduate, Postgraduate
Provider: BW Stiftung
Country to Study in: Germany

Scholarship Description
Since 2001 the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung (BW Stiftung) has supported the international exchange of students and young vocationally qualified people by awarding the Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM for students, and also for workers respectively.

The Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM for University Students supports the international exchange of highly qualified German and international students. With the Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM for University Students the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung enables some 1,200 young people a year from all over the world to study in a foreign country.

The exchange is based on reciprocity: The scholarships are divided equally between applicants from Baden-Württemberg universities and their partner universities abroad. See Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM for Vocationally Qualified People.

The target group are University students with good to excellent results in all state and some private universities in Baden-Württemberg and their partner universities abroad.

It is important to note these:
  • Complete Bachelor or Masters degree courses and PhD programmes cannot be supported by the Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM.
  • The universities have the option of developing individual solutions in which, for instance, the distance to the partner university, any possible study fees, the costs of living in the host country, any possible currency differences or particular visa requirements, etc. may be taken into account.
  • The level of the Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM depends partly on the course semester and the course progress (undergraduate/graduate sectors).
Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries

Participating Institutions
All universities in Baden-Württemberg, and their partner universities across the world.

At present, the Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM for University Students consists of these programmes:
  • Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM for University Students: The scholarship for up to eleven months in Baden-Württemberg or abroad.
  • Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM for University Students - BWS plus: Projects to establish and build on third-level cooperations in an international exchange.
For the complete programme overview, see this page

Fields of study
All disciplines are covered -- at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels

Number of awards
Each year, about 1,400 scholarship holders are encouraged to take part in an exchange.

With the Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM, the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung enables both young people from Baden-Württemberg to spend some time abroad and invites foreign scholarship holders to get to know Baden-Württemberg.

Sponsorship duration
Duration is between 3 – 11 months

Scholarship benefits
Fortune favours the brave: Nowadays, international experience, language skills and understanding of other cultures are more important for school, studies and career than ever before.

The Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM therefore enables qualified young people to take part in a placement abroad and so to broaden their personal horizons. When their placement is confirmed and in particular after their return from their time abroad, the scholarship holders are supported ideally and integrated into a comprehensive international network in which people from the widest range of disciplines and cultures can contact each other.

For the University Students program, the level of scholarship is 500 – 1,400 euros per month.

Method of Application
If you're from Baden-Württemberg, you will find your contact for applying for a Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM in the Akademisches Auslandsamt or in the International Office at your university in Baden-Württemberg. If you're an international partner university, you can obtain information on how to apply for a Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM from the Akademisches Auslandsamt or the International Office in your home university in your country.

The universities in Baden-Württemberg carry out the preselection of the applications in accordance with the respective selection procedure and, if necessary, by agreement with the foreign university. To decide on which scholarships are granted, the proposed selections of the universities are forwarded by the programme partner to the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung.

Applications cannot be submitted to the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung. The Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM for University Students is awarded solely in the context of partnerships between Baden-Württemberg universities and their partner universities abroad.

No deadline has been announced

The principles of reciprocity and exchange are at the core of the Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM and make it a unique programme in Germany because for every scholarship holder from Baden-Württemberg, a scholarship holder from abroad comes to the south-west of Germany. You are all part of a living network because the award of the scholarship is the start of an active relationship of the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung with its alumni, a whole life long, if you so wish.

The Baden-Württemberg Stiftung advocates a vital Baden-Württemberg with a high quality of life. It helps pave the way for top-class research, many kinds of educational measures and responsible dealings with our fellow man. The Baden-Württemberg Stiftung is one of the major foundations in Germany. It is the only one which invests exclusively and without partisanship in the future of Baden-Württemberg, and thus the future of its citizens.

Application Deadline: Rolling
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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