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Apply for the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarships for International Students


The Scholarship Department of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung awards Masters and Ph.D. scholarships to highly-qualified international students who wish to undertake studies in Germany.


  • The scholarship for international students is in the form of a living grant, for the duration of the standard study program period.

  • Tuition fees for international students are not covered.

  • The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung’s Scholarship Department offers scholars a wide range of support, consisting of political education events and summer schools, workshops conducted both domestically as well as abroad, symposia and educational trips.

  • It also organizes practical training in fields such as rhetoric, conflict management and other key skills, time management and self-management, bolstering academic qualifications, text and writing workshops, and specific seminars on methodology.


The selection criteria are:

  • High scholarly and professional qualifications (proof of above-average academic achievement at school and/or university)

  • Political and social engagement in line with the aims of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung

  • German language proficiency (B2 level or above).

  • International students from all over the world.

  • Preference is given to women, students of non-academic and migrant backgrounds, the socially needy, and people with disabilities, with achievement and commitment.

  • Applications from undergraduate and doctoral students from scientific and technical disciplines are actively encouraged, as well as from graduates of technical colleges.

  • Masters and Ph.D. degrees in any subject, except for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary medicine.


1st October 2020

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