German Universities are recognized for world-class education and infrastructure. The cost of living is lesser when compared to other countries. Also, German Universities offer free tuition for all students including international students, though some Private Universities collect tuition fee still it is lesser when compared.

However, studying in Germany involves a lot more things than the tuition fee such as accommodation, food, lifestyle, study materials, etc. As you may know, the cost of living varies from city to city and such cost may not be affordable by all International Students.

For such instances, there are scholarships available for international students and some of the scholarships are offered by the German Government itself. Having said that there are some internationally recognized scholarships which benefit the students and helps them for a better future in Germany.

Without further delays let’s get on to scholarships available in Germany and scholarships that are recognized by German Universities.

Public/Government Scholarships in Germany

DAAD Scholarship

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship is recognized and funded by the German Government. ‘n’ number of students and researchers apply for this scholarship. Yearly, more than 1,00,000 students and researchers get benefited from this scholarship. Students who wish to study Bachelors/Masters/research in Germany can apply for this Scholarship.


It is one of the largest providers in Europe and this scholarship is also recognized by German Universities. As like the DAAD scholarship, it is also one of the well-known scholarships by International Students. This scholarship also provides living cost for the students who wish to study in Germany and other European countries.


This scholarship is also funded by the German Government. It recognized by all Public and Private Universities in Germany.

Private/Non-Government Scholarships in Germany

Heinrich Böll scholarship

It is one of the well-known private scholarships in Germany. It mainly focuses on and helps students who wish to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) courses in Germany. This scholarship can be availed by students who wish to pursue bachelors/masters/research programme in Germany.

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Scholarships

This scholarship is available for students who wish to pursue Masters/Research programme in Germany. This scholarship can be availed by students who are under the age of 30. To avail this scholarship the student should have good knowledge in German.

Apart from these scholarships, some German Universities also offer scholarships for International Students. So, you don’t have to miss any opportunity which benefits your future just because of the financial circumstance.