Apply For Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarships for International Students

German universities

Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarships

Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 1 Oct 2020/1 April 2021 (Annual)
Study in: Germany
Course starts April/Oct 2021

Brief description:

The Scholarship Department of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung awards Masters and PhD scholarships to highly-qualified international students who wish to undertake studies in Germany. They should be individuals demonstrating a high level of social and political engagement.

Host Institution(s):

German universities

Level/Field(s) of study:

Masters and PhD degrees in any subject, except for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary medicine

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

International students from all over the world. Preference is given to women, students of non-academic and migrant backgrounds, the socially needy, and people with disabilities, with achievement and commitment.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship for international students is in the form of a living grant, for the duration of the standard study programme period. Tuition fees for international students are not covered.

The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung’s Scholarship Department offers scholars a wide range of support, consisting of political education events and summer schools, workshops conducted both domestically as well as abroad, symposia and educational trips. It also organizes practical training in fields such as rhetoric, conflict management and other key skills, time management and self-management, bolstering academic qualifications, text and writing workshops, and specific seminars on methodology.


The Scholarship Department awards grants to foreign students (MA only) and PhD students who are temporarily residing in Germany for study or research purposes. The requirements are:

  • German language proficiency (B2 level or above)
  •  MA Students must be enrolled at a state or state-recognized German university
  • PhD students must be accepted at a German universit

Applicants for scholarships for MA and doctoral students from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon, Tunisia, Yemen, Jordan, Morocco and Iraq can be graduate students pursuing their MA, Diploma or State Examination in Germany or doctoral students pursuing a PhD or doctoral research in Germany.

The selection criteria are:

  •  High scholarly and professional qualifications (proof of above-average academic achievement at school and/or university)
  •  Political and social engagement in line with the aims of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
  •  German language proficiency (B2 level or above).
  •  Personal/family background

Apply: Murdoch University

Application instructions:

Application for scholarships are done online. The application deadline is 1 October 2020 for grants beginning in the summer semester of the following year (1 April 2021) or 1 April 2021 for grants beginning in the winter semester of the same year (1 October 2021).

It is important to visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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One Comment to “Apply For Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarships for International Students”

  1. Aminu Usman says:

    Is it a full scholarship

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