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"Studienabschluss-Stipendien" for International Students (Study Completion Grants for International Students)

8 grants to be awarded - application deadline on 15 April 2024!

What are Study Completion Grants?

Study completion grants (Studienabschluss-Stipendien) are scholarships for international students who will take their final exam at UdK Berlin within one year from the application deadline (BA, MA, Absolvent, Meisterschüler). They are intended to provide talented and financially disadvantaged students with monetary support for exam preparation.

The STIBET I study completion grants are financed by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) from funds from the Federal Foreign Office. The STIBET I programme is advertised annually.



Which students are eligible?

There is no longer any restriction. International students from all study programmes are eligible for this grant.

What is the amount of the scholarship?

The scholarship is € 900 in total, paid in two monthly instalments of € 450 each.

What are the selection criteria?

  • You don’t have the German citizenship (including an "Einbürgerung" during the scholarship period) and you have not obtained your university entrance qualification in Germany (Abitur or Fachabitur) .
  • You will take your final exam at UdK Berlin within one year from the application deadline
  • Your are enrolled/ rückgemeldet (no Urlaubssemester /semester leave!)
  • You are facing financial difficulties
  • You have not received any DAAD or "Deutschlandstipendium" scholarships. BAföG recipients are allowed to apply. 



Where should I submit my application documents?

Please submit your application documents in the MoveOn portal, which will be available on 16 February 2024:

The application procedure is as follows:

- Register and authenticate yourself in the MoveON portal.

- Fill in the online form and upload your application documents (letter of recommendation, monthly expenses, bank statements)

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an automatic acknowledgement of receipt.


What are the application periods for summer and winter semester?

The application deadline is 15 April for summer semester and 15 September for winter semester.


Whom should I contact if I have questions?

For more information please contact  Barbara Aiko Garnier.