Funding granted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) allows us to award up to 20 18 scholarships* to foreign alumni / alumnae of German universities, no matter from which country they come. There is one exception, however: Russian alumni / alumnae who hold executive positions (deans, vice-rectors, rectors or similar) in Russina universities cannot be granted a scholarship at the moment.

Alumni / Alumnae are people from outside Germany who as (Erasmus) students, graduates, researchers or lecturers have received a degree at a German University or have studied, conducted research or worked at a German University at least for three months and who are now outside of Germany.

Ukrainians who are not Alumni / Alumnae of German universities but have an intimate relationship with Germany (for example as teachers or trainers or via German – Ukrainian teacher exchange) can temporarily also apply for such a scholarship.

To apply for a DAAD-Scholarship, a well written application (500-700 words) in German or English has to be submitted as a file via ConfTool. Evidence of the time(s) spent at German universities needs to be provided. Ukrainians who are not Alumni / Alumnae need to provide evidence of their intimate relationship with Germany.

Scholarships cover the costs of travel, accommodation (12 nights) and meals (11 days). Accommodation will be reserved by us. The scholarships do not cover participation fees. Scholarships are attributed only once the applicant has registered for the Summer University and paid her / his participation fees.

Should you have any questions please don’t hessitate to ask them by writing a mail to esu_ct@uni-leipzig.de

*The number of scholarships needs to be reduced because the DAAD is facing fierce cuts in funding due to the funds needed to support the Ukraine and its population.