2021 Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Masters and PhD programs Scholarships for International Students

Applications are invited for 2021 Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Postgraduate and Doctoral programs Scholarships for International Students. The purpose of this scholarship program is to provide support to well-qualified people of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in developing countries for postgraduate and doctoral programs. The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Scholarship Department grants master’s and PhD scholarships to highly qualified international students who wish to study in Germany. It is for individuals that show a high degree of social and political involvement.

Scholarship Details

  • Eligible field of study: Advertisements, Science, Mathematics, Communications, Engineering, Economics, Environment Visual Studies, Health, Humanities, Music
  • Study location: All disciplines and all state-approved institutions of higher education 
  • Type: Masters and PhD
  • Application deadline: 1 April 2021 for scholarship grants starting in the winter semester of the same year (1 October 2021)


  • The candidate must have to meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • The candidate must be an international student.
  • The candidate must need German language proficiency (B2 level or above).
  • MA Students must be enrolled at a state or state-recognised German university
  • PhD students must be accepted at a German university
  • High scholarly and professional qualifications (proof of above-average academic achievement at school and university).
  • Political and social engagement in line with the aims of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung.
  • You must meet the general country/study curriculum entry requirement.
  • You must demonstrate English language skills and meet the general admission criteria following
  • the country/curriculum in which you studied.
  • Strong academic and technical credentials (proof of above-average academic performance at school and university level).
  • Political and social participation by the goals of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung.
  • German language proficiency (level B2 or above) Personal/family history.

Benefits of the Programs

  • The grant for international students shall be in the form of a living grant for the duration of the regular programme of study. Tuition fees for international students are not included.
  • The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Scholarship Department provides a wide variety of assistance to students, including political education activities and summer schools, conferences both domestically and abroad, symposia and educational trips.
  • It also organises practical instruction in fields such as rhetoric, conflict management and other core skills, time management and self-management, academic credentials, text and writing workshops, and detailed workshops on methodology.

How to Apply

For applying to theses scholarship, candidates are needed to follow these steps:

Step 1: Apply for a Scholarship

Applications for scholarships are made online. The application deadline is 1 April 2021 for scholarship grants starting in the winter semester of the same year (1 October 2021).

Step 2: Submit Required Documents

  • High school Diploma Certificate
  • School transcripts already available
  • Transcripts from prior school (only if requested)
  • Post-Secondary Transcription
  • Official survey results
  • Start / Course Vitae

For more information, visit the official website or Contact +49-(0)30-44310-0

University location: Straße der Pariser Kommune 8A, 10243 Berlin, Germany


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