Scholarships for studying abroad

If you are planning to study in another European country, it is best to apply for the ERASMUS program. This page provides information on funding opportunities other than ERASMUS. You should apply for scholarships well in advance (usually 6 -12 months before the intended stay abroad).

PROMOS - Funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Hof University grants travelling allowances or partial scholarships – provided that funds are granted to Hof University by DAAD (PROMOS) - for following funding lines starting from 1st January 2018: Study programs, Internships, Specialized courses/ summer schools, Final thesis - all beyond EU/ERASMUS

Necessary Documents for 2018 (1st January till 31st December 2018):

Fact sheet
Online application form

Deadlines are:

25th Januar 2018 for abroad stay starting from 01st January 2018

17th Juni 2018 for abroad stay starting from 01st August 2018

Grants provided by the Bavarian State Ministry for Education and Culture, Science and Arts

The Bavarian State Ministry for Education, Science and the Arts provides funding for promoting the internationalization of Bavarian universities. Universities can use these funds to award scholarships for study stays or internships abroad. The application process is combined to the application process of PROMOS (Please use these documents).

Grants under the Federal Education Assistance Act (BAföG)

International students are eligible to apply under certain conditions. You should apply for the grants well in advance (at least 6 months before the intended stay abroad).

Further information is available on the website Auslandsbafög (in German).

Education loans

The loans are provided by the Federal Government. Eligibility criteria for foreign students are the same as for grants under the Federal Education Assistance Act (BAföG). Further information (in German) is available here.

Centers for University Cooperation


BAYHOST is the Bavarian Academic Center for Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. It offers scholarships for study stays in Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Serbia, and Slovakia.  


The Bavarian University Center for Latin America promotes cooperation between Bavarian and Latin American universities. It provides information on universities and higher education systems in Latin America, as well as offering scholarships.


Jörg Noldin | University of Applied Science Hof

Jörg Noldin

ERASMUS+ Coordinator & Scholarships

International Office/Student and Career Services
International Office

Hochschule Hof
Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof

Room: A 015
Phone +49 (0) 9281 / 409 3316
Fax: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 55 3316
E-Mail: joerg.noldinhof-university.LÖ



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