This programme aims to help students and graduates improve their knowledge of German (general language, special language) and their cultural knowledge of the country. Applications are open to students in Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes in any subject area. Bachelor students must have completed at least two academic years at the start of the scholarship period.
The programme funds attendance of language and area studies courses as well as special language / terminology courses that are offered by state or state-recognised German universities and by affiliated language schools. You can find out about course providers and programmes on the DAAD website under: www.daad.de/hsk-kursliste. The courses are taught exclusively in German.
- One-off scholarship payment of 950 euros; scholarship holders from "Least Developed Countries" receive a scholarship of 1,125 euros.
- Payment of a country-specific travel allowance (exception: Western Europe), see: travel allowance.The overview valid for 2020 will be published soon.
- Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover.
- Please note:
- Course fees and accommodation expenses are usually deducted directly from scholarship payments by the language course provider so that the grant holder is possibly paid only the difference to the full amount of the scholarship by the course provider
- The above mentioned payments (including travel allowance) will not be transferred abroad.
- Students of German studies or German language students are preferred.
- The grant holder must be at least 18 years old when he/she starts the funded stay.
- Applicants must be registered at a university of one of the programme-related countries (except Germany) at the time of application as well as during the funded stay.
- A scholarship holder may only be considered once in any three consecutive years for a DAAD University Summer Course Grant.
- Applicants must be able to follow lectures in German and collaborate in teams.
- Proof of German language skills must be provided wirh the application.
- The language certificate for the required minimum language should be no more than one year old. Language certificates from B2 or TDN4 in all examined sections may be older than one year.
- The following language certificates can be accepted: onSET-Deutsch, TestDaF, Goethe Institut-Nachweis, DSD, DSH, telc Deutsch, ÖSD-Zertifikat.
- In principle, applicants must provide proof of a minimum language level of B1.
How to Apply:
Certificates, proof of credits, certifications and translations may be submitted in non-certified form. The DAAD Head Office in Bonn reserves the right to also request certified copies of the submitted documents.
Documents to be uploaded to the DAAD Portal:
- Online application form
- Full curriculum vitae in tabular form (in German)
- Letter of motivation (in German)
- Copy of school leaving certificate (for Bachelor students) or Bachelor degree certificate with final grade(s) (for Master students), if available (with German or English translation)
- Proof of credits of the last two years (in German or in English)
- Language certificates (with German or English translation, if applicable)
- Other documents you think might be of relevance to your application with German or English translation, if applicable (e.g. certificates of employment, proof of placements).
Regional Office JakartaPlease note
DAAD Jakarta Office
JI. Jend. Sudirman, Kav. 61-62, Summitmas II, Lt. 14
Tel.: +62 (21)/52008-70
Fax.: +62 (21)/52528-22
- In the application form, applicants are asked to specify three courses they wish to take. Applicants should fill in all spaces and indicate different course locations. The DAAD does its best to consider these preferences when it makes a final decision about allocating places. Important: There is only a limited number of available places, thus the DAAD reserves the right to allocate an alternative course.
- After receipt of your application, it is no longer possible to change your course requirements or to change course.
- Only applications that have been submitted on time and are complete can be considered.
- Ownership of the application documents including all appendices, samples, etc. shall pass to the DAAD without claim to payment. Documents are not returned to applicants. Data relating to applicants is saved by the DAAD in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act and with the EU Data Protection Regulation insofar as this data is needed to process the application.
December each year