PROMOS - Programm zur Mobilität von deutschen Studierenden und Doktoranden

PROMOS – Program for the mobility of undergraduate and postgraduate students

PROMOS sponsors short time stays abroad (maximum duration six months) organized independently by you and adjusted to your individual academic needs. In particular, the programme aims to support projects which are not covered by other DAAD scholarships. The application process includes a quality-oriented selection-method.

Information on the application procedure for the upcoming year can be found here.

PROMOS-scholarships are awarded within the following categories:


  • Funding of studies abroad worldwide
  • Funding of language classes worldwide
  • Funding of internships outside of Europe
  • Funding of summer schools and similar worldwide
  • Funding of group excursions and competition trips worldwide


Following groups can receive a PROMOS scholarship (links in German):

Please note that Ph. D. students may only apply for language courses, summer schools and similar programs, as well as group trips.

International students can also apply for a PROMOS scholarship. Please find the necessary information on special conditions at the international office.

A scholarship may include the following:

  • A monthly partial scholarship
  • Reimbursement of the travel costs (set amount depending on destination)
  • Fees for a language or summer course: 500€


Information on the application procedure can be found here.

Dates and deadlines

Application deadlines end twice a year:

Early October to early November:

Trips abroad starting within the first half of the up-coming year (01/01 – 31/07)

Early April to early May:

Trips abroad starting within the second half of the up-coming year (01/07 – 31/12)

Please check our German website regularly for current deadlines.

If you already receive a PROMOS scholarship...

  • Please find information on the PROMOS scholarship here.


For further information do not hesitate to contact us:

Gesa Heym-Halayqa
PROMOS-Team at Students Exchange Office
Student Service Center
Iltisstr. 4
Tel: +49(0)30 838 73 443

Opening hours:
Tue.: 9:30-12:30
Thu.: 14:00-17:00