Corona Special Grant for International Students at Ruhr University Bochum

  • Bachelor, Master
  • €1,800 (€300 per month)
  • 2 August 2021

Many students have found themselves in a financial emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Corona Special Grant supports students during this crisis.


Applications are open to international students of Ruhr-Universität Bochum. International students are students who have a foreign nationality, who did not obtain their higher education entrance qualification (e.g. Abitur) at a German school and who are staying in Germany for the purpose of studying.

  • Bachelor's students must have at least 60 credits.
  • Master's students can apply from the second Master's semester onwards.
  • Exception: Master's students in the first semester who have completed their Bachelor's degree at Ruhr-Universität.
  • Students of medicine must be able to complete their studies within the next two years.


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  • €300/month
  • Over a six-month period (October-March)
  • In addition to the financial support, there is a scholarship mentoring programme, including:
    • Individual consultations
    • Group meetings
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