DAAD Award

DAAD Award

Who can be nominated?

International Degree Seeking Students (foreign students) in Bachelor's or Master's degree programmes from the 2nd year of study who are aiming for a degree at Landshut University of Applied Sciences and who are mainly living in Germany for this purpose.

Students should have particularly good academic performance and should also be involved in social and intercultural areas.

Students may also be supported by other organisations - but should be able to prove that they are able to successfully complete their studies mainly by their own efforts.

Who cannot be nominated?

Residents (i.e. foreigners with a German university entrance qualification, i.e. also graduates of German schools abroad) and exchange or programme students

What documents must be submitted with the nomination?

1. Current references from a university lecturer showing the assessment of the academic performance

2. Minimum 1 reference that provides information about the social and intercultural commitment of the student

3. Current curriculum vitae

4. Current Transcript of Records

When do the nominations have to be submitted?

Nominations must be submitted in writing with an application folder by a lecturer preparing the reference to the International Office during opening hours by 18 August of the respective year.

Please note that only applications submitted directly by a professor or other teaching staff of the Hochschule Landshut will be accepted.

When does the selection of the prize winner take place?

The selection is made by a committee consisting of the Vice President for International Affairs and two representatives of the International Office on the basis of fixed criteria (grade point average, social and intercultural commitment and personal interview).

The selection is made in two stages:

Pre-selection on the basis of the submitted documents after nomination.

Funding (DAAD and Bavarian State)

Scholarship for international Students

Foreign students can apply for scholarships funded by the Bavarian State or the DAAD (Stibet) to support the ompletion of their studies. The following criteria are considered in the selection process:

Selection criteria:

  • Social commitment
  • Optional: Engagement in an international context
  • Social situation
  • Financial situation

Application process:

Applications must be submitted to the International Office of the University by this form (international_office(at) or Room No. N0 01 / N0 03) by 15.01. for the summer semester and by 15.06. for the winter semester.

What does the program offer?

One-time grant per semester (for a maximum of 3 semesters)





The financial support programme BAföG is for German or international students who are fully-integrated and have their long-term perspectives in Germany (e.g. European citizens, students with long term residential visas, refugees with a residence permit ).



If you have any questions regarding the application please contact the International Office via E-Mail.

Under the following link you will find the electronic application form:

Further Funding Options

Further Funding Options

Further Scholarships can be applied for at various institutions. Information on the selection criteria, the application process and the contact person can be found in the list here.