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Scholarship in Germany

Scholarship Germany

The German government has subsidized the education in Germany therefore state-funded institutions charge no tuition fee not only for the native students but also for international students studying in Germany. Hence, every student gets a scholarship in a public-funded institution. However, private institutions charge nominal tuition fee, but they are not as high as compared to fee structure in the USA, UK, Australia or any other preferred study destinations for international students. Despite this, there are several excellent scholarships available for Masters Programmes in Germany. Doctoral degrees are generally fully funded.

We have compiled a list of most renowned scholarships for Indian students to study in Germany. This is in no way an exhaustive list; there are many more scholarships in Germany.

Government - Funded Scholarhips to study in Germany
DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) Scholarships

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) undoubtedly offers the most popular scholarships to international students for undergraduate, postgraduate as well as PhD programmes in Germany. DAAD confers outstanding students from developing countries under this scholarship programme. This organisation is responsible for promoting international academic relations mainly through student exchange programmes


DAAD offers numerous scholarships to study and do research projects in Germany. Students of all nationalities are eligible for these scholarships and are selected based on their academic proficiency.

Scholarship Duration and Amount

The DAAD scholarships’ amount and duration vary depending on the institutions and also on the extent of the chosen study programme

ERASMUS+ (European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) scholarships

Erasmus+ scholarships are one of the premium and largest grants to study in Europe. Nearly € 14.7 billion is invested every year by the European Union for promoting education, sports and character building training among the youth. The complete ERASMUS+ scholarship programme is regulated by the European Commission. More than 4,000 higher education institutions from nearly 37 countries participate as Erasmus + Partner countries.


Students of all nationalities pursuing Erasmus study programme are eligible for these grants and they are selected based on their academic proficiency.