Scholarships for international degree students and doctoral candidates

As an international student, you are eligible for several scholarships and funding opportunities throughout the State of Bavaria and Germany. You can also count on the support of institutions like the Munich Student Union.

Scholarships and support for full-time students and doctoral candidates

International students, doctoral candidates and researchers at the LMU, who have been financially affected by the war in Ukraine, can apply for financial assistance, funded by the LMU, at the International Office.

Application requirements for students and doctoral candidates:

  • Registration at LMU
  • Application form
  • Application deadline: immediately, until further notice (no deadline)
  • If you have questions, please contact Mrs Botheroyd-Hobohm at the International Office prior to submission of the application on the online-portal.

For researchers of LMU:

Short-term scholarships (€650 per month for a period of max. 3 months) for ukrainian students/doctoral students at LMU who are registered at the time of application for regular full-time study programs.

The requirements for the scholarship include academic excellence and financial need.

Application period: 20 April – 30 September 2022

Contact: Maj-Catherine Botheroyd-Hobohm

Phone: +49 89 2180-9727
Email: botheroyd-hobohm@lmu.de

International students and doctoral candidates at the LMU, who find themselves in short-term and unexpected financial need, can apply for one-time financial assistance (650 euros), funded by the State of Bavaria, at the International Office at LMU.

Application deadline for the summer semester 2022 and the winter semester 2022/23: 30 November 2022

A consultation of Mrs Botheroyd-Hobohm at the International Office is required prior to submission of the application on the online-portal.

Contact: Maj-Catherine Botheroyd-Hobohm

Phone: +49 89 2180-9727
Email: botheroyd-hobohm@lmu.de

The Study Scholarship, available by application to LMU's International Office, is funded by the Federal State of Bavaria for international students and doctoral students at LMU who are registered at the time of application for regular full-time study programs.

The requirements for the scholarship include academic excellence, demonstrable knowledge in the applicant’s field of study, and financial need.

Application deadline: 15 January – 28 February 2021

Contact: Maj-Catherine Botheroyd-Hobohm

Phone: +49 89 2180-9727
Email: botheroyd-hobohm@lmu.de

This semester-long scholarship, available by application to LMU's International Office and funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), is for international students and doctoral students at LMU who are registered at the time of application for regular full-time study programs with a history of academic excellence.

Applicants must earn their first academic degree (with no postgraduate studies) at LMU within one year and provide evidence for their financial need.

Application deadline: 15.January – 28. Feburary 2022

Contact: Maj-Catherine Botheroyd-Hobohm

Phone: +49 89 2180-9727
Email: botheroyd-hobohm@lmu.de

This scholarship is for fluent speakers of German only. Please see the German website.

The Oskar Karl Forster Scholarship is open to all students and doctoral candidates of LMU Munich.

Please visit the website of the University Women's Representative to find out more about the funding and mentoring schemes for female students and scholars as well as parents.

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