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

External funding applicants
Deadlines vary

BIGS-DR coordination team
Dr. Günther Manske
Ms. Maike Retat-Amin


Living costs

BIGS-DR raises no tuition fees. However, there is semester fee of around 290 EUR per term at the University of Bonn. The semester fee includes unlimited use of the public transportation in the region, and grants students reduced fares around the city. The following price list gives a rough estimate of the living expenses per month for a student in Bonn.

 Living expenses per month


Health insurance50-150 EUR
Housing300-400 EUR
Food250-300 EUR
Clothes, etc.80-100 EUR
Books, etc.50 EUR
Entertainment100 EUR
Total830-1100 EUR