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Selection process and criteria

How are the scholarship holders selected?

A selection committee consisting of one representative each from the Presidential Board, departments, academic centres, students and International Office decides on the awarding of the scholarships in a quality-controlled selection process.


Which criteria are considered in the selection process?

  • Conclusive and appropriate presentation of motivation
  • Feasibility and plausibility of the project
  • Academic achievements
  • Language skills
  • Personal suitability / commitment
  • Intercultural and linguistic preparation of stay (intercultural training, etc.)
  • Compliance with formal requirements
  • Use of sustainable options in terms of transportation (arrival and departure or on-site transportation), accommodation, etc.