The objectives of a study trip are:
to establish and maintain contacts between German and foreign universities
to provide participants with a subject-specific knowledge by organising visits to at least two universities, subject-related tours and informative meetings
to promote meetings with German students and academics and scientists
to offer participants an insight into economic,political and cultural life in Germany
What is supported? Study trips for groups of a maximum of 15 students accompanied by one university teacher. Individual doctoral candidates may also be funded after consultation with the DAAD. The groups visit at least two German universities where they participate in the academic programme. A cultural programme is organised in the evenings and at weekends.
University teachers from a foreign university are eligible to apply.
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A flat rate allowance of 50 euros per person per day is paid as a contribution towards travel and accommodation expenses. This applies to the following countries: Groups from the EU states, Albania, Australia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hong Kong, Iceland, Japan, Canada, Croatia, Liechtenstein, New Zealand, Norway, the Russian Federation, Switzerland, Serbia, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine and USA. For groups from the "remaining countries", the DAAD pays for travel within Germany directly, participants only receive a meals allowance of 18 euros per day. For groups from Colombia, both flat rate and organized travels are possible.