Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (otherwise called, HAW Hamburg) awards scholarships to its academically strong international students studying both its Bachelor degree programmes and Master degree programmes (see Scholarship for Master degree students).
The good news is that the City of Hamburg subsidises degree programmes at Hamburg universities, so the school does not charge tuition fees for national and international students except for professional Master’s programmes.
Eligible students are invited to take advantage of these Academic scholarships for international HAW Hamburg Bachelor students, and apply to HAW Hamburg as outlined in the instructions below.
*If you fulfill the basic application criteria according to §8 of the BAföG law (Federal Training Assistance Act), you will not be eligible for this scholarship according to the scholarship regulations. This is independent of whether you actually receive funding from BAföG or not.
Applicants must fulfil one of the following academic requirements:
a) non-engineering students: completion of all courses of the first two semesters [within two semesters] with a grade average of at least 2.5
b) engineering students: completion of all courses of the first two semesters [within two semesters] with a grade average of at least 2.9
c) engineering students: completion of all courses except two of the first two semesters [within two semesters] with a grade average of at least 2.5
Citizens of ALL countries
Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg (otherwise called, HAW Hamburg)
Fields of study
All Bachelor degree programmes offered at HAW Hamburg
Number of awards
Not specified — Several will be awarded
The scholarship is for one semester; an extension for a further two semesters is possible, if all the courses per semester are completed with a grade average of at least 2.5
The award has value of up to 400 Euros/month (4 months per semester).
Method of Application
Please complete the application form(pdf) and submit it to the International Office of the HAW Hamburg. The scholarships are awarded by a commission of the HAW Hamburg.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship
There are two application deadlines for the winter and summer semesters every year — 30th September (for the winter semester) and 30th March (for the summer semester).
The current deadline is 30th September 2016 (for the winter semester) and 30th March 2017 (for the summer semester)
The Hamburg University of Applied Sciences is an institution of higher education and applied research located in Hamburg, Germany. Formerly known as Fachhochschule Hamburg the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences was founded in 1970. In terms of student enrollment, the HAW is the second largest university in Hamburg.
Application Deadline: 30 March 2017
Open to International Applicants: Yes