The Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany) wants to make it easier for foreign students to gain admission to its universities and assist them on their way to successful completion of a degree course. Since the success rate of foreign students is still below that of German students, the federal state also awards state scholarship programmes (Landesstipendienprogramme).
Applicants from threshold and developing countries are eligible. For Europe students from the following countries are considered eligible: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Belarus
students doing Bachelor's and Master's degree courses are supported
Number of Scholarships
The participating institutions of higher education can raise the annual equivalent of up to 15 scholarships in funds; the minimum number of supported scholarship holders is 5.
short academic study phases to a complete degree course
750.00 EUR per month for Bachelor's degree courses and 850.00 EUR per month for Master's degree courses
April 30, 2012
For more information please visit the website of the Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen.