Humboldt Scholarship

Your application for a Deutschlandstipendium

Apply for a Deutschlandstipendium



The application phase for the funding period April 2023 to March 2024 is closed!

Students of archaeology have still the possibility to apply for the research class "Ostia" until the 30th January 2023.

Applications of all other fields of study must be rejected.

Please apply online via this link.

The postal route is excluded!




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

  • you are enrolled as a student at Humboldt-Universität in summer semester 2023 and if you study within your subjects respective standard period of study (due to the pandemic the last 4 semesters do not count)
  • or if you are applying for a study at Humboldt-Universität (you have to be enrolled at the Humboldt-Universität in the summer semester 2023).


Necessary application documents


The complete application process will take place ONLINE. Before applying, please make sure that you have read this page carefully.


Necessary documents (Upload directly in the Online Application Platform):

  • Texts including information on your studies as well as a letter of motivation (3000 characters) and details regarding any social and/or political commitment/ volunteer work of yours during the past five years (1000 characters), details regarding any awards and distinctions you may have received that you deem relevant (1000 characters) details regarding notable social, familial or personal circumstances that apply to you (600 characters).
  • CV (in tabular form without photo)
  • current certificate of enrolment/ matriculation
  • current transcript of grade (from the AGNES-Online Study and Examination Portal)
  • Scans of certificates (e.g. High school diploma, vocational education diploma)
  • if applicable proof for volunteer and honorary work
  • if applicable Bachelor-Master-Übergang-Formular (if you pass from Bachelor to Master in the next semester)
  • if applicable Verlängerung der Förderhöchstdauer (if you are not longer in the maximum funding period)


If you study Jurisprudence or Economics please upload only the AGNES-Online transcript of grade. The team of the Deutschlandstipendium will contact the examination portal to request your overall average grade. Please give us your consent by using the form.


Humboldt Research Classes


If you are interested to participate in our  research class (Themenklasse) 

Sustainability and Global Justice


Please note: A recommendation letter is not required. Other certificates and documents than the ones requested are not needed and won't be processed.


Please note: If you have more then for instance one proof of volunteer or honorary work, please bundle the documents in one PDF file. Per Upload-box on the Online Applioctaion Plattform just one PDF may be uploaded.


Here you can have a look on the power point presentation which explains the process of application: Link


FAQ / Frequently Asked Questions



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