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Potential Applicants

  • Applicants for a first degree who wish to enroll in the first semester at TU Bergakademie Freiberg and who meet the admission requirements necessary for their studies, as well as
  • Students in diploma, bachelor and master programs in the first semester who are enrolled at TU Bergakademie Freiberg.

In addition to the previous academic achievements and the previous personal development and, if applicable, professional career, other factors are taken into account in the selection of scholarship holders such as: social commitment, the willingness to take on responsibility as well as special social, family or personal circumstances resulting, for example, from family origin or a migration background.

Funding is excluded if the student receives talent- and performance-based material support in accordance with §§ 1 para. 3 or 4 para. 1 p. 1 of the Act on the Creation of a National Scholarship Program (StipG) of July 21, 2010, as amended; unless it falls below a monthly average of 30 euros.

Amount of the scholarship

The scholarship consists of 300 euros per month. Of this, 150 euros are financed through private funds (companies, foundations or private donors) and 150 euros through public funds. The Deutschlandstipendium, which is independent of income, supplements the student's personal funds for studying, including BAföG. As a rule, funding is provided for one academic year.

Application and selection procedure

Frequency of the Call for Applications
The Deutschlandstipendium is usually announced twice a year (summer and winter semester) on the university's homepage. 

Call Winter Semester 2023/24:
July 2023

Application documents
A complete application includes: curriculum vitae (CV), motivation letter, full academic transcript with all module marks and accordingly the most recent degree certificate and paper application (please see linked documents "Bewerbungskriterien" and "Teilnahmeerklärung". Please submit your application in a transparent envelope, printed on one side, not tacked to: TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Prorektorat für Bildung, Kennwort: Deutschlandstipendium, Akademiestraße 6, 09599 Freiberg.   

Selection Committee
In addition to the vice-rector, the selection committee consists of one university teacher from each faculty, the equal opportunities officer and three student senators.

Regulations for the Awarding of Scholarships
The basis for the application and selection process are the Regulations for the Awarding of Scholarships within the National Scholarship Program (Deutschlandstipendium) of the TU Bergakademie (No. 11 of 5.04.2016).

Bewerbungs- und Auswahlverfahren

Die Deutschlandstipendien werden in der Regel zweimal jährlich (Sommer- und Wintersemester) auf der Homepage der Uni ausgeschrieben.


Eine komplette Bewerbung umfasst folgende Unterlagen (siehe Bewerbungskriterien).

Ihre Papierversion (einschließlich der Teilnahmeerklärung) einseitig bedruckt, nicht geheftet in einer Klarsichthülle senden Sie bitte an: TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Prorektorat für Bildung, Kennwort: Deutschlandstipendium, Akademiestraße 6, 09599 Freiberg.   

Der Auswahlkommission gehören neben dem Prorektor je ein Hochschullehrer aus jeder Fakultät, die Gleichstellungsbeauftragte sowie drei studentische Senatoren an.

Grundlagen für das Bewerbungs- und Auswahlverfahren sind die Ordnung zur Vergabe von Stipendien im Rahmen des Nationalen Stipendienprogrammes (Deutschlandstipendium) der TU Bergakademie (Nr. 11 vom 5.04.2016).

Become a sponsor - Promote bright minds!

The Deutschlandstipendium is a wonderful opportunity for companies, foundations and private sponsors to provide financial support to particularly high-achieving and committed students. Build a personal contact through your sponsorship and get to know future excellent professionals!

What is the financial commitment for a scholarship?
A Deutschlandstipendium is worth 300 euros per month. Of this, 150 euros are financed through private funds (companies, foundations or private donors) and 150 euros through public funds. A scholarship holder is therefore supported by a private sponsor with 1,800 euros per year.

What are my benefits as a sponsor?
As a sponsor, you show responsibility for the next generation of professionals.
Sponsors have the opportunity to take part in the selection process for scholarship holders and are welcome to attend the events organized. Our sponsors will be introduced to their scholarship holders at the certificate presentation ceremony. They will be photographed together with their scholarship holders during the certificate presentation and will receive a sponsor certificate that acknowledges the sponsor's commitment to the Deutschlandstipendium.

I would like to become a sponsor! Where can I register?
Are you interested in joining the circle of sponsors? We will be happy to advise you in detail on the scholarship program.

In a grant agreement (see file link) the conditions of the grant are stated.

Of course, small donations of €10 or more are also very welcome. This goes into our collection pot for Germany scholarships:

Hauptkasse des Freistaates Sachsen
IBAN: DE22 8600 0000 0086 0015 22
purpose: 7040 00227-6 Spende Deutschlandstipendium ALUMNI, Address of the sender (so that we can issue you a donation receipt)

As soon as 1,800 euros have been donated, we can support a scholarship holder for a whole year with 300 euros per month.

Many thanks to all supporters!

Förderer von Deutschland-Stipendien an der TUBAF

Special Thanks to our Sponsors

Since the introduction of the scholarship program at TU Bergakademie Freiberg in the summer semester of 2011, more than 40 sponsors have been committed to our scholarship holders.

Förderer von Deutschland-Stipendien an der TUBAF


Diana Giersch
Universitätshauptgebäude, Prorektorat Bildung, Sekretariat
Akademiestraße 6, 1. OG
Diana.Giersch [at]