At a glance

Expected program duration
3.5 years

Students admitted per year
c. 20-30

Language of instruction

Admission status

Applications for 2020

Applications for 2021

Applications for 2022
Will open in spring 2021


Internal scholarship applicants
23:59 CEST (UTC/GMT +2)
August 31st, annually

External funding applicants
Review time for applications
takes up to three months


BIGS-DR coordination team
Dr. Günther Manske
Max Voit


Online registration

Online registration for internal DAAD scholarship applications: Open - Follow Link

Online registration for external funding applications: Open - Follow Link

Prospective applicants must first register online. After you have completed your online registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing your personal registration number and further information for your application. This information includes the link to our application server for the submission of your application.

Please note, your personal registration number is important for the application process. In correspondences with the coordination team, please always mention your registration number. Once you submit your online registration, you will not be able to revise any data. If something needs to be changed, please contact the coordination team.

Before you go ahead with your online registration we advise you to go through the information material provided here on our homepage. Please continue below our return to how to apply.

Next step: Prepare your application documents