Eligibility criteria for financing tuition fees for studies or bootcamps

There are different eligibility criteria depending on your nationality

It’s possible to apply for all courses and degree programmes we support (at our partner educational institutions).

It is possible to apply for all courses and degree programmes we support (at our partner educational institutions, with the exception of psychology studies), if:

  • they take place as face-to-face courses in Germany
  • OR if they take place as a remote course and you live in Germany during this time.

 

In the case of a psychology degree, an application is possible if:

  • the study programme takes place as a face-to-face course in Germany
    • OR if it takes place as a remote study and you live in Germany during this time
  • AND you meet at least 2 of the following 3 criteria:
    • Residence in Germany:
      • You have lived in Germany for at least two years (prior to the start date of your chosen program)
      • OR you are married to a person with German citizenship
      • OR are in possession of a Blue Card/unlimited residence permit
      • OR you are in possession of a residence permit according to AufenthG § 25 (residence for humanitarian reasons) or AufenthG § 24 (temporary residence permit for refugees from Ukraine).
    • You have completed a professional degree in Germany.
      (completed education, bachelor, master, doctor or other university degrees)
    • You have relevant work experience in the field of the degree program/bootcamp for which you are applying. The work experience must be at least one year of full-time work (not necessarily completed within Germany). Internships do not count for this purpose.

It is possible to apply for all courses and degree programmes we support (at our partner educational institutions, with the exception of psychology studies) if:

  • they take place as face-to-face courses in Germany
    • OR if it takes place as a remote study and you live in Germany during this time
  • AND you meet at least 2 of the following 3 criteria:
    • Residence in Germany:
      • You have lived in Germany for at least two years (prior to the start date of your chosen program)
      • OR you are married to a person with German citizenship
      • OR are in possession of a Blue Card/unlimited residence permit
      • OR you are in possession of a residence permit according to AufenthG § 25 (residence for humanitarian reasons) or AufenthG § 24 (temporary residence permit for refugees from Ukraine).
    • You have completed a professional degree in Germany.
      (completed education, bachelor, master, doctor or other university degrees)
    • You have relevant work experience in the field of the degree program/bootcamp for which you are applying. The work experience must be at least one year of full-time work (not necessarily completed within Germany). Internships do not count for this purpose.

It is possible to apply for all courses and degree programmes we support (at our partner educational institutions, with the exception of psychology studies) if:

  • they take place as face-to-face courses in Germany
    • OR if it takes place as a remote study and you live in Germany during this time
  • AND you meet at least 2 of the following 3 criteria:
    • Residence in Germany:
      • You have lived in Germany for at least two years (prior to the start date of your chosen program)
      • OR you are married to a person with German citizenship
      • OR are in possession of a Blue Card/unlimited residence permit
      • OR you are in possession of a residence permit according to AufenthG § 25 (residence for humanitarian reasons) or AufenthG § 24 (temporary residence permit for refugees from Ukraine).
    • You have completed a professional degree in Germany.
      (completed education, bachelor, master, doctor or other university degrees)
    • You have relevant work experience in the field of the degree program/bootcamp for which you are applying. The work experience must be at least one year of full-time work (not necessarily completed within Germany). Internships do not count for this purpose.

If you do not meet the eligibility requirements, you are invited to enter your study wishes and financing needs in this form. Together with our partner organization Malengo we will analyze the needs and try to find solutions.

Type of education offeredUp to what age is an application possible?
Bachelor's Degree40 years
Master's Degree43 years
Bootcamp45 years

Eligibility criteria for financing your living expenses

There are different eligibility criteria depending on your nationality

An application is possible, if:

  • you are enrolled at a German university or university of applied sciences.
    • OR you are studying medicine in another EU country and tuition fees are not yet covered by an ISA.
  • you are studying a degree in a study field that we support. We are currently financing students in the following fields of study:
    • Economics
    • Medicine
    • (This list is constantly being expanded. Check this page regularly to see if your field of study has been added or sign up in this contact form if you would like us to contact you as soon as we fund your field of study.)
  • your official semester count (“Fachsemester”) does not exceed your standard period of study (“Regelstudienzeit”) plus 2 semesters
  • or you are studying at one of our partner bootcamps.

An application is possible, if:

  • you are enrolled at a German university or university of applied sciences.
    • OR you are studying medicine in another EU country and tuition fees are not yet covered by an ISA.
  • you are studying a degree in a study field that we support. We are currently financing students in the following fields of study:
    • Economics
    • Medicine
    • (This list is constantly being expanded. Check this page regularly to see if your field of study has been added or sign up in this contact form if you would like us to contact you as soon as we fund your field of study.)
  • your official semester count (“Fachsemester”) does not exceed your standard period of study (“Regelstudienzeit”) plus 2 semesters
  • or you are studying at one of our partner bootcamps.

Unfortunately, we don’t offer any financing options for non-EU citizens at the moment. You are welcome to inform yourself about alternative financing options here.

An application is possible, if:

  • you are enrolled at a German university or university of applied sciences.
  • you are studying a degree in a study field that we support. We are currently financing students in the following fields of study:
    • Economics
    • Medicine
    • (This list is constantly being expanded. Check this page regularly to see if your field of study has been added or sign up in this contact form if you would like us to contact you as soon as we fund your field of study.)
  • your official semester count (“Fachsemester”) does not exceed your standard period of study (“Regelstudienzeit”) plus 2 semesters.
  • or you are studying at one of our partner bootcamps.
  • AND you meet at least 2 of the following 3 criteria:
    • You are in possession of a residence permit according to AufenthG § 25 (residence for humanitarian reasons) or AufenthG § 24 (temporary residence permit for refugees from Ukraine).
    • You have completed a professional degree in Germany.
      (completed education, bachelor, master, doctor or other university degrees)
    • You have relevant work experience in the field of the degree program for which you are applying. The work experience must be at least one year of full-time work (not necessarily completed within Germany). Internships do not count for this purpose.

If you do not meet the eligibility requirements, you are invited to enter your study wishes and financing needs in this form. Together with our partner organization Malengo we will analyze the needs and try to find solutions.

Type of education offeredUp to what age is an application possible?
Bachelor's Degree40 years
Master's Degree43 years

Meet the criteria?

If you meet the above criteria, you can apply through our application process. After reviewing your documents, we will contact you as soon as possible.

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