News from the International Office

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology


Mobility grants for stays in France

The Bavarian-French Academic Center (BFHZ) awards mobility grants to students who perform a study period or a research internship in the partner country . The subsidy is 500 , – € plus a location-dependent lump-sum for travel expenses from home university to guest university up to 450 , – . € . The minimum stay for a study stay is 4 months, for a research internship – one month. The […]

Internship in Israel

The ” Haifa Center for German and European Studies ” (HCGES) and the “Bucerius Institute for Research of Contemporary German History and Society” offer internships. Your task during the internship includes management and event organization at both institutions. There are vacancies from September 2016 and from February 2017 onwards. You can apply until 15 June 2016. More information on the website of RIA (information available in German only) and at […]

Travel grants for stays abroad worldwide

The fund “Fond Hochschule International” awards travel grants to students of all nationalities for stays abroad worldwide. The application deadline at FAU is July 29, 2016 for stays abroad that start between 1 June 2016 and 1 December 2016. The amount of the travel grants is 400 Euro (Europe) or 900 euros (outside Europe). Funding is possible for – Study periods at partner institutions FAU; Minimum duration: 1 month – […]

PROMOS scholarships for studies abroad

The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology in 2016 offers the following PROMOS scholarships to finance stays abroad outside the Erasmus space (with the exception of language and specialist courses that can be funded worldwide): – Partial scholarships and / or funding of travel expenses for freemover study visits (no visits at FAU partner universities); minimum duration: 1 month – Partial scholarships and / or funding of travel expenses […]

Study in China, South Korea and Taiwan

There are still some exchanging places to study in China, South Korea or Taiwan. Application deadline is July 15, 2016. Find out more on the information event on the program on 31 May 2016 by 18.00 in Kollegienhaus Erlangen ( R. 0016 ) and on the web (information is available in German only) or turn to the International Office of the Faculty, Kerstin Maurer.

Study in Latin America

If you want to participate in an exchange program of FAU with a Latin American university in 2017, you can apply until 15 June 2016. For more information about the partner universities and the application process please see the FAU website (information is available in German only) or turn to the International Office of the Faculty, Kerstin Maurer.

Language assistant scholarships – University of Murcia (Spain)

The University of Murcia is looking for 17 language assistants for next academic year for our Faculties of Humanities and Education. This information applies to last year students or recent graduates. These are the highlights: – Application deadline and procedure: Applications and documents must reach the University of Murcia’s “Registro General” office or any Spanish Consulate “Registro” office by May 30th, 2016. – Duration of the scholarship: From October 1st, […]

Fulbright study stipend

The Fulbright Commission awards scholarships for a 4 to 9 month study stay in the USA to expand your knowledge on the level of Graduate Studies at an accredited American College (start : August / September 2017) . Deadline for the Fulbright scholarships is 20 June 2016. Applications online at the Fulbright Commission and in written form at the Office for International Affairs of FAU (RIA). For German citizens only. […]

BayCHINA mobility grant for scientific writing

Advanced students and graduates have the opportunity to apply for mobility aid in the form of travel and subsistence grants for research stays in China. The primary objective is to support scientific theses (Diploma, Bachelor, Master or PhD) . Award criteria are academic performance, the quality and feasibility of the research project, an opinion of the scientific supervisor and the duration of studies. Applications may be submitted any time, but […]