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Humboldt Scholarship

Your application for a Deutschlandstipendium of the Humboldt-Universität




Dear student,

welcome to the application process for the Humboldt-Stipendium of the Humboldt-Universität.


The application period for Humboldt-Stipendien/ Germany Scholarships has ended.

Applicant will be notified in April 2019 regarding the results.

Transcripts of grades including grade point average calculated by examination offices can be submitted until 10 January 2019 in order to relieve the examination offices.


Please carefully read this page until the end before filling in the application form, sending documents etc.




You can apply for a Humboldt-Stipendium of the Humboldt-Universität if

  • you are enrolled as a student at Humboldt-Universität and if you study within your subjects respective standard period of study
  • or if you are applying for a course at Humboldt-Universität.


Humboldt-Stipendien (2019/20)

An application for multiple scholarships -single scholarships and Themenklassen-scholarships - is possible. The sponsors of the Humboldt-Stipendium donated the following scholarships:

  • Gartenbauwissenschaften: Gartenbauwissenschaft, International Master for Horticultural Science
  • alle Studiengänge der Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungs­wissenschaft­lichen Fakultät
  • alle Studiengänge der Lebenswissenschaftliche Fakultät sowie die Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät
  • alle Studiengänge der Philosophischen Fakultät
  • Psychologie und Mind and Brain (Track Brain)
  • Rechtwissenschaften
  • alle Studiengänge der Sprach- und literaturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät
  • alle Studiengänge der Theologischen Fakultät
  • Wirtschaftswissenschaften: BWL, VWL, Statistik, Wirtschaftsinformatik, MEMS
  • Humboldt-Stipendien für Klimafolgenforschung der Humboldt-Universitäts-Gesellschaft*: Institut für Agrar- und Gartenbauwissenschaften, Biodiversity Management and Research, Global Change Geography, Geographie der Großstadt, Rechtswissenschaften, Public Policy, Sozialwissenschaften (B.A. und M.A.), Volkswirtschaftslehre
  • Themenklasse der Stiftung Humboldt-Universität "Nachhaltigkeit & Globale Gerechtigkeit"*: Juristische Fakultät, Institut für Europäische Ethnologie, Institut für Philosophie, Geographisches Institut, Thaer-Institut für Agrar- und Gartenbauwissenschaften, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät (only in German).


Necessary application documents

  • CV (in tabular form without photo)
  • current certificate of enrolment/ matriculation
  • current transcript of grade (from the AGNES-Online Study and Examination Portal)
  • current transcript of grade including grade point average calculated by examination office (available at respective examination office) May be submitted until 10 January 2019.

  • Copies of certificates (e.g. High school diploma, vocational education diploma)
  • if applicable proof for volunteer and honorary work
  • for applications for the "Humboldt-Stipendien für Klimafolgenforschung der Humboldt-Universitäts-Gesellschaft“ and/or one of the Humboldt-Themenklasse (only in German): additional assignments
  • Ausschreibung + Aufgabenstellung für "Humboldt-Stipendium für Klimafolgenforschung der Humboldt-Universitäts-Gesellschaft"
  • Ausschreibung + Aufgabenstellung für die Themenklasse "Nachhaltigkeit & Globale Gerechtigkeit"
  • a recommendation letter is not required.


Process and important notes


    • Please fill out the application form online.
    • The online APPLICATION FORM is valid without a signature. The application does not have to be signed and send by post or printed, signed, scanned and send as a PDF:

  2. When submitting the documents (one document per file) electronically please ensure that you send all the documents attached to one e-mail (only files in pdf- oder doc- Format, titled like Surname_First name_...)otherwise they will not be considered. Please send the e-mail to deutschlandstipendium@hu-berlin.de .

  3. Other documents than proofs and certificates etc. will not be considered.

  4. Acceptances and rejections will be communicated via e-mail after the completion of the selection process (prospectively beginning of April 2019).


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