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APPLY NOW! 2017/18 Goethe University’s Master Scholarship Programme For International Students

Goethe University’s Master scholarship programme is a ground­breaking project, and unique in the academic landscape of Germany. For a period of five years (2016-2020) we will be of­fering 20 scholarships per year for various MSc and MA courses with a special emphasis on research. If your primary motiva­tion is research, come and join our highly international research community!

We are seeking outstanding candidates who are interested in joining one of our MA or MSc programmes, which are deeply embedded in our strongest research units (Centers of Excellence, collaborative research centers, and LOEWE CENTERS).

The purpose of the scholarship is to foster your academic career, to enable you to become involved in existing research projects and to actively support you during your Master’s degree studies. A Master’s degree is the prerequisite for starting a PhD in one of Goethe University’s seminal research units.

Your profile

  • You are well versed in your academic discipline and particularly interested in research?
  • You hold or are on track for an excellent or above-average Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from a university outside Germany?
  • You are looking for an interesting Master’s programme and are considering a PhD in the long run?
  • You want a platform to exchange ideas with other international researchers about the topics you are passionate about?
  • You are seeking hands-on experience in research under the supervision of excellent professors in a renowned university with state-of-the art facilities?
  • You need a stepping stone to start a successful, international career and funding for your Master’s programme?

Goethe University will provide you, as a scholarship holder, with:

  • A monthly stipend of 1,000 € for the standard period of study in a Master programme at Goethe-University (generally 2 years)
  • Excellent academic supervision by professors and academic staff who work in most cases in the university’s most distinguished research units
  • The option to write your Master’s thesis and other seminar papers or do an internship in their respective research unit
  • Support and orientation by an experienced Master’s student buddy during your studies
  • Access to seminars focusing on professional skills at our Graduate Academy GRADE, normally open only to PhD students and postdocs
  • Innovative research environment and networks to fellow scholarship holders and other advanced researchers
  • Career support through Goethe University’s Research Support Office
  • Insight and involvement in the activities of multidisciplinary research groups at Goethe University

Then you should apply for Goethe Goes Global Master’s scholarships, funded by the Johanna-Quandt-Foundation Frankfurt!

Within the Goethe Goes Global Programme, scholarships can be awarded to the following Master programmes:

Humanities and Social Sciences
Master’s Programmes and Related Research Units

Computer Science SFB 902EXC 115LOEWE-Centre HIC for FAIR
Social and Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology SFB 1095
History SFB 1095EXC 243
International Studies /
Peace and Conflict Research
EXC 243
Mathematics LOEWE-Centre HIC for FAIR
Philosophy SFB 1095EXC 243
Political Theory EXC 243
Quantitative Economics, Finance,
Management, Marketing
LOEWE-Centre SAFE
Sinology SFB 1095
Natural Sciences
Master’s Programmes and Related Research Units
Biochemistry SFB 1177SFB 807SFB 902EXC 115LOEWE-Centre TMP
Bioinformatics SFB 1177SFB 902EXC 115LOEWE-Centre TMP
Biophysics SFB 1177SFB 807SFB 902EXC 115LOEWE-Centre HIC for FAIR
Chemistry SFB 807SFB 902EXC 115LOEWE-Centre TMP
Geosciences LOEWE-Centre HIC for Fair
Interdisciplinary Neuroscience SFB 902SFB 1080LOEWE-Centre TMPSFB/TR 23EXC 115
Molecular Biosciences SFB 1177SFB 807SFB 902SFB/TR 23EXC 115LOEWE-Centre TMP
Molecular Biotechnology SFB 1177SFB 807SFB 902EXC 115
Molecular Medicine LOEWE-Centre TMPLOEWE-Centre CGTEXC 147SFB/TR 23SFB 1039SFB 902SFB 834SFB 815SFB 1177,
Physical Biology of Cells and Cell Interactions SFB 807SFB 1177SFB 902SFB 1080LOEWE-Centre TMPEXC 115
Physics SFB 902SFB/TR 49EXC 115LOEWE-Centre HIC for FAIR

Please visit our website for more information on the various Master’s degree programmes (content, requirements, language of instruction etc.) supported by Goethe Goes Global.

For more information, kindly visit the official website HERE.

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