The one-year scholarships are intended for graduates from Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine who plan to complete postgraduate studies (i.e. master's programs), PhDs or one-year research sojourns at a Bavarian higher-education institution. They can be extended twice for up to 3 years. An average of 30 scholarships worth EUR 853 per month are awarded each year. Single parents or scholars with at least one child may be awarded a monthly amount of EUR 1013. The programme aims to support scientific cooperation and academic exchange between the Land of Bavaria and Eastern Europe.
graduates from Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine who plan to complete doctoral or postgraduate studies at a Bavarian higher-education institution
Bachelor's degree or academic equivalent
Number of Scholarships
about 30 scholarships per year
The grant is paid in 12 instalments and has a value of EUR 10,236 per year (EUR 853 per month). Students with at least one child may receive EUR 12,156 (EUR 1,013 per month).
All application forms and further information on the application procedure can be found here
Please find the updated deadlines for application here