Scholarship Database

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.

Objective

This scholarship programme is designed for students, graduates and doctoral candidates and aims to help them improve their knowledge of the German language (general language) as well as German regional and cultural studies.

Important note: Please be aware that a simultaneous application to this programme and to the programme 'University Winter Courses Online for Foreign Students and Graduates' is not permitted and will result in exclusion from both application procedures.

Who can apply?

  • Applications are open to students and graduates as well as doctoral candidates in any subject area.
  • Undergraduate students must have completed at least two academic years when the scholarship period starts.
  • Students in the last year of a study programme are eligible to apply if they continue their studies in a postgraduate study programme shortly after completing their undergraduate degree. Please submit a letter of confirmation from your university as proof.

What can be funded?

  • The programme funds attendance of an online language and regional studies course with language level B1/B2 that is offered by a state or state-recognised German university or by an affiliated language school.
  • The course is taught exclusively in German.

Duration of the funding

  • Up to 6 weeks
  • The grants are not extendable.
  • The course will take place in the period from January to February 2024. The exact course dates will be communicated in due time before the course starts.

Value

  • One-time scholarship payment of 300 euros
  • Tuition fee for the online language course (will be transferred directly to the course provider by the DAAD)

Selection

A qualified selection committee will review all applications.
The most important selection criteria are:
  • Previous academic achievements
  • Convincing letter of motivation for choice of study programme and future academic project

Further information

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Contact

  • DAAD Lektorat Auckland

    VISITORS: 18 Symonds Street, Arts 2 Building, level 4, room 414, Auckand 1010 MAIL: University of Auckland, German, DAAD, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142 Telephone: +64 (0)9 923 8931