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The DAAD programme PROMOS supports students at German universities financially during short term stays abroad (up to 6 months).
In 2017 the following scholarships can be granted:

Option funded Period funded
Study and research; preparation of theses1 to 6 months
Internships6 weeks to 6 months
Language courses;
Specialised courses
3 weeks to 6 months;
up to 6 weeks
Group tours and competitive eventsup to 12 days

The scholarships are awarded by TU Kaiserslautern and are based on the DAAD funding guidelines.   
The following selection criteria are essential:

• Very good to excellent grades
• Good language skills
• Relevance for studies at TU Kaiserslautern
• Letter of motivation (preparation, choice of host country/host institution, reasons for stay abroad)
• Extraordinary social or cultural commitment

PROMOS scholarships cannot be granted in many cases if other sources of funding will be accepted for the planned stay abroad. Financial support through PROMOS is possible when receiving Auslands-BAföG. In this case, the PROMOS scholarship must be reported to the responsible BAföG Office.

Detailed information about the individual grants, application requirements and application documents can be found on the information sheets.

Please submit the application documents to the Department of International Affairs: ISGS (building 47, room 626). Alternatively, you can send the documents via e-mail to: scheib[at]isgs.uni-kl.de

Please comply with the deadlines below:

Application deadline  Start date of stay abroad
October 31, 2016January 1 - July 31, 2017*
June 16, 2017August 1 - December 31, 2017

* If the scholarship is necessary to carry out the stay abroad, an application for stays from August on is already possible.

** Stays that start in 2017 can be supported until February 28, 2018

Documents after the mobility


Natalie Scheib

Department of International Affairs: ISGS

Building 47, room 626
67663 Kaiserslautern

Mail: scheib[at]isgs.uni-kl.de

Phone: 0631/205-4370