International Office Scholarships


International Office Scholarships

The International Office manages grants funded by DAAD. These scholarships address international degree seeking students of RUB exclusively.
There are currently two types of scholarships; for further information please click on the respective tab.

Graduation grants ↓

Graduation grants funded by DAAD will usually be offered at the end of every semester. Payments usually take place during the following periods: from April to July and from October to January.

The scholarships address international students exclusively, who:

  • are studying at RUB and graduated from a foreign school and/or completed their first university degree abroad.
  • are close to their final degree (Bachelor; Master; State Examination or equivalent degree) and will therefore finish after one more semester maximum.
  • effected good to very good performances during their studies.
  • are reliant on financial support during their final phase of study.

The scholarships are amounting to 400€ monthly within a period of four months. The application deadline as well as the relevant documents will duly be announced on this website, via Facebook and via the faculties.

The grants will be awarded by a selection committee of the International Office with special consideration of good performances during the previous studies and financial needs.


Scholarships for especially committed students ↓

Scholarships for especially committed students funded by DAAD will usually be offered at the end of every winter semester. Payments usually take place during the following period: from April to September/December (if applicable).

The scholarships address international students exclusively, who:

  • are studying at RUB and graduated from a foreign school and/or completed their first university degree abroad.
  • already studied at least one semester at RUB by the time of application.
  • effected good to very good performances during their studies.
  • demonstrated outstanding commitment in the RUB’s international context.

The scholarships are amounting for 300€ monthly within a period of six months. If applicable an extension might be possible. The application deadline as well as the relevant documents will duly be announced on this website, via Facebook and via the faculties.

The grants will be awarded by a selection committee of the International Office with special consideration of good performances during the previous studies and special commitment.


The current advertisements will duly be announced on this website, via Facebook and via the faculties.

Please prepare your application carefully and submit it completely in person within the given deadline.
By questions, please have a look on the relevant FAQ-list (see relevant announcement of scholarship) first. If there are still questions left, you may of course contact us.

In general, these grants are subject to the provisions pertaining to the DAAD’s funds allocation policy.