Scholarships and Funding

There are many opportunities when it comes to scholarships and funding. When applying for a scholarship or funding, take care that some are only intended for certain nationalities or a specific program level. Of course not all possiblities are mentioned on our page and there are many others available:


An exclusive stipend is available each year for 1 hydrogeology student.

Please contact Prof. Dr. Scheytt for application.

Apart from this stipend, similar stipends for students are available at TUBAF. Visit here for information in German and English

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

DAAD offers a variety of scholarships for master and PhD students. These include:

Annual Scholarship for studying abroad 

Combined study and internship semester abroad for students

Kurzstipendien für Praktika im Ausland

Stipendien der Haniel-Stiftung

Fahrtkostenzuschüsse für Auslandspraktika for students doing an IAESTE or AIESEC internship

ERASMUS+ is the EU's programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. As well as Erasmus+' website, extensive information is offered by the TU Bergakademie International Center here.  

Alexander von HumboldtAlexander von Humbold Foundation offers various sponsorships to talented young professionals, postdocs, experienced reaserchers, and professors. Find the program which best fits your carrier in the easy Programme Search or Programmes A to Z. 

Student exchange programs are offered at TU Bergademie Freiberg. One of them will definitely fit you. Check them out!

Scholarship databases

DAAD scholarship databse


European Funding Guide

Other scholarships

The Daimler and Benz Foundation for Postdocs and Assistant Professors

MAWISTA Scholarship

Academic prizes and awards

Apart from different funding opportunities, various prizes are awarded to outstanding students and graduates. Here, some of them are mentioned.


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