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How can I apply?

Please submit your complete application digitally, as a single PDF file (last name, first name_type of stay_current study programme.pdf) only during the respective application period and within the deadline. Please send your application to: .


Application documents (to be submitted as a single PDF file in the order as listed below):

  • Enrollment Certificate of JLU
  • Online application (Please select the correct application form "Application for a PROMOS scholarship", otherwise your application will be automatically excluded from the selection procedure).
  • letter of motivation (in German or English, approx. 1-2 DIN A4 page/s)
  • curriculum vitae without photo
  • Flex-Now printout (if applicable, other proof of previous academic achievements) and copy of the Bachelor's certificate (for Master's students)
  • Language certificate (you are welcome to use the offer of the ZfbK for DAAD language tests). 

    Language certificates can be submitted until June 20, 2024, but only of you have already registered for a test by the deadline, June 6, 2024.


Please pay attention to the specified order of the documents to be submitted and use the Checklist to make sure your application is complete.


For study-related visits, please also submit the following:

  • Confirmation of the semester abroad at the host university. For stays at partner universities of JLU, confirmation of the nomination by the exchange representative or programme officer is sufficient.

For internships, please also submit the following:

  • Internship confirmation letter from the host institution including the specific duration of the internship, language of instruction and salary, if applicable.

For final theses, please also submit the following:

  • Informal letter from your supervisor at JLU confirming your thesis
  • Letter of invitation from the host institution stating a specific time period
  • Detailed work plan of the tasks during the time abroad with a focus on the preparation of the final thesis

For winter and summer schools, please also submit the following:

  • Master's certificate (only for doctoral students)
  • Certificate of study or acceptance confirmation from the doctoral committee (copy or scan is sufficient)
  • Acceptance confirmation from the host institution with details of the type, duration, content, working language, fees and conditions for participation of the selected course (please attach the course agenda including the enrolment fees)
  • Proof of the amount of credit points that can be earned in the specialised course (please discuss recognition with your department)


Late applications can only be accepted by prior arrangement. If, at the time of application, you have not yet received confirmation of acceptance from the host institution, e.g. because the procedure has not yet been opened or completed, please inform us by e-mail before submitting your application documents.

Please do not hesitate to make use of our information and advice services, e.g. the PROMOS information event, to clarify any open questions in advance.