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Places at partner universities (Erasmus and non-Erasmus) in the Akademic Year 2024/25 (winter semester 2024/25 and summer semester 2025)





Students of all faculties


After the deadline, assignment of the remaining places based on the date of application. Please also note the application deadlines at the partner universities !!!

Places at partner universities outside Erasmus

Erasmus Places Faculty of Business Studies

Erasmus Places Faculty of Social Work and Health

Erasmus Places Faculty of Maritime Sciences

Erasmus Places Department of Mechanical Engineering

Erasmus Places Department of Natural Sciences

Erasmus Places Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Information regarding the online application

Link to the online application portal

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PROMOS-Program 2024 (Funding period in general 1st of January 2024 – 28th of February 2025, stay abroad must begin in 2024)

Scholarships for studies and internships abroad (outside of the ERASMUS area)

Please note that a language certificate is required. Further information can be found in the application form.

Students of all faculties

Application deadlines: 10th of January 2024 and 31st of July 2024


Online application form

Study stays abroad:

Learning Agreement Before Mobility (except study programme IBS)

Learning Agreement Before Mobility (study programme IBS)

Learning Agreement During Mobility

Explanations regarding the Learning Agreement

Internships abroad:

Learning Agreement for Traineeships

ERASMUS+ Scholarships for internships in other European countries.

Students of all faculties

Grant allocation according to the order of applications receipt.

Further information

Online application form

Information regarding the online application

HAW.International programme of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) for studies abroad of 3-6 months or for periods abroad of 1-6 months in the framework of the final thesis

(Stays at ERASMUS partner universities of University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer will be handled as "zero grant" mobilities in the Erasmus program. All Erasmus documents have to be handed in without an additional grant in the Erasmus program (except the place without study fees at the partner university.)

Students of all faculties from universities of applied sciences

28th of Feb for start between Jul and Oct

30th of Jun for start between Nov and Feb

31st of Oct  for start beween Mar and Jun


HAW.International programm of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) for internships abroad ==> grants for min. 2 months and max. 6 months (program track A: internship place already found; program track B: application for up to 2 internship places)Students of all faculties from universities of applied sciences

Program track A:

28th of Feb for start between Jul and Oct

30th of Jun for start between Nov and Feb

31st of Oct  for start beween Mar and Jun

Program track B:

Individual application deadlines for each internship offer

DAAD grants for studies abroad with the duration of a full academic year (2 semesters or 3 trimesters) ==> only for stays outside the ERASMUS areaBachelor and master students of all facultiesDepends on the host country, can be over a year in advance!!!Announcement
DAAD grants for the combination of a study period and an obligatory practical period abroad in the same country (total duration 7-12 months)Students of all disciplinesDepends on the host country, can be over a year in advance!!!Announcement

Go East Summer and Winter School program of the DAAD  in east-middel, south-eastern and east Europe (scholarship possible)

Students of all departments



Scholarship program “Metropolen in Osteuropa” ("Metropolises in Eastern Europe") from "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes" for study and research projects of about one year duration

Students of all faculties except art, design, music and film

Probably every year on 15th of March


RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) worldwide of the DAAD à Placement of research internships (including scholarship) during the semester break in the summer months

Bachelor students from the 2nd semester in the natural and engineering sciences as well as medicine, psychology and informatics

Every year end of November for the next summer

For stays in Canada already mid of September

Further Information

Carlo Schmidt Program for internships in international organizations and EU-institutions (program track A: scholarship, program track B: internship place + scholarship)

Basically students of all faculties

Application period for 2023/24:

Program track A: 06.02.23 - 04.04.23

Program track B: 05.12.22 - 02.02.23


Short-term grants of the German Academic Exchange Service for self-organised internships abroad (among others in embassies, German schools abroad, Goethe Institutions,...); minimum 40 calendar days, maximum 3 monthsStudents of all disciplinesbetween 60 and 32 calendar days before the start of the internshipAnnouncement

ASA-programme of GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH)

International exchange- and scholarship programme for young people with various projects, e.g. in the field of health, environmental protection, culture, media, handicraft business, IT, renewable energies in Africa, Asia, Latin America or south-easters Europe

Students from all faculties up to 30 years of ageApplication period: Usually beginning of December until mid JanuaryAnnouncement

Study scholarships from the Fulbright Commission for 4- to 9-month study visits in the USA

Students of all faculties with German citizenship who have a bachelor's degree at the time of their stay abroad

Probably every year during summer for stays from the beginning of August/September of the next year


Travel scholarship from the Fulbright Commission for study stays at partner universities of the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer in the USA

Students of all faculties with German citizenship

Probably every year in February for the next academic year


Fulbright Diversity Initiative in the USA for students with migration background ==> summer scholarship program for a stay at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas (USA) from 22nd of August until 21st of September 2020Students with migration background with current semester 3-6Probably each year in February/MarchAnnouncement

China-Scholarship-Program of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes and the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen and Halbach-foundation (10 scholarships for a language, study and internship stay in the People's Republic of China)

Students of all faculties

Every year 30 April for stays from September of the next year

No application possible in the calendar year 2023.


GOstralia!-GOmerica!: Scholarships (grades are not relevant) for a study abroad semester in Australia New Zealand, South-East Asia and USA (when going abroad via GOstralia!-GOmerica!)

Students of all facultiesSevaral


Various support programs for Australia, New Zealand and Canada of the Ranke-Heinemann-Institute (you have to apply via the institute Ranke-Heinemann at the foreign university)

Students from all faculties who want to go to an Australian, New Zealand or Canadian university through the Ranke-Heinemann Institute


Announcements of Ranke-Heinemann

College Contact: Scholarships for a semester abroad as a "Free Mover": 10 subject-related partial scholarships worth 1,000 € per year to students who organize their semester abroad as a "Free Mover" through College Contact. The selection is independent of grades and social criteria, but purely on the basis of proven personal and professional motivation.

Students from the fields of engineering, art and design, economics, science and language and cultural studies

Every year 15 December (Beginning of studies in the first half of the year) and 15 June (Beginning of studies in the second half of the year)


College Contact:Lead the Way! Scholarships ==> 13 partial scholarships of €1,000 or €2,000 for stays at 8 College Contact partner universities in the USA, Australia and New Zealand


Especially for students who, in addition to their studies, are committed to at least one of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and would like to continue their social, political or ecological commitment during a semester abroad

15.05.2024 for start date of study abroad semester between Juli and December 2024 

15.10.2024 for start date of study abroad semester between January and June 2025


ERP Scholarship-Program of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes e.V. for two-year studies or research stays at leading US universities.

Graduates of all subjects with an excellent degree

1 October each year


McCloy-Program of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes e.V. for a two-year master degree at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in the US.

Graduates of all faculties who have completed with at least a "good"

1 November each year