Scholarships of the State of Lower Saxony

Scholarship for:

students from Lower Saxony's partner regions Wielkopolska, Lower Silesia, Perm, Tyumen, Anhui, Shandong, Haute-Normandie, Tokushima as well as Eastern Cape and Tanzania.

The State of Lower Saxony annually awards scholarships to highly motivated and high-performing students from the above-mentioned regions for participation in the International Summer Course, which takes place this year from 29 August to 26 September 2020.



  • Study in one of the above-mentioned regions
  • Age between 18 and 30 years
  • Knowledge of German at least at level A2 (GER)


A scholarship for the 4-week course includes:

  • Teaching and teaching materials
  • Excursion, leisure and social programme
  • Accommodation
  • meals lump sum
  • Health insurance for the duration of the course

Travel expenses will not be covered.


The following documents are required to apply for a scholarship:

  • Registration form with photo
  • curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation for participation in the International German Course
  • List of all courses and seminars on German language, literature and regional studies attended so far.
  • Copies of graded certificates of the last year (college/university)
  • Current expert opinion of professor/university teacher of the main subject at the university/university of applied sciences
  • Official certificate on the current state of knowledge of the German language

Registration form (scholarship Lower Saxony) (PDF, 143 kb)



☎ +49 531 391 67081

Project coordinator
Dr. Xenia Fischer-Loock

☎ +49 531 391 7295


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