STIBET I (Graduation Scholarship for International Students)

As part of the German Academic Exchange Service’s (DAAD) scholarship and support programme STIBET the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar’s International Office supports international students in the graduation phase.

Target group: international bachelor or master students who are close to graduation (within one year).
Duration: single payment
Amount: 500 -700 € (depends on the allocation of funds)
Funding criteria: very good achievements, special graduation project, financial distress

Prospective doctoral candidates

Prospective doctoral candidates can participate in so-called "acquaintance stays". The Bauhaus Research School supports all faculties to select particularly suitable graduates from abroad for the doctorate at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar by funding of acquaintance stays of international graduates.

DAAD-Preis 2017 & International Office Preis 2017

DAAD-Preis 2017 & International Office Preis 2017

You know an international student or PhD candidate who stands out by his or her recognizable academic achievement and social, societal or intercultural commitment? Then nominate him or her for the DAAD Preis 2017 or the prize of the International office 2017!

If you are an international student or PhD candidate and think that you satisfy the criteria, talk to your professor or lecturer and ask him or her to nominate you!

The prize-winner of the DAAD Preis is awarded a certificate from the DAAD and a sum of € 1,000, the prize of the International Office is awarded with € 500.

The deadline for submitting the application documents (to: simone.schwark[at] is June 9, 2017.

Both prizes seek to award foreign students and PhD students, who fulfil the following requirements:

- international students or doctoral candidate*
- recognizable academic achievements**
- Remarkable social, societal or intercultural commitment
- Advanced studies (min. 2nd or 3rd academic year)
- Enrolled at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
- The candidates may be funded parallelly by other German organizations, foundations or companies
(- Financial hardship = not mandatory)

The candidates may be funded parallely by other German organizations, foundations or companies, but should not be employed as scientific or artistic staff at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.

Both prizes are no research awards, they rather want to honour committed international students and PhD candidates for their efforts.

Students and doctoral candidates are not allowed to nominate themselves. They must be nominated by a university staff member (professor, scientific / artistic employee, administrative employees etc.). The nomination takes place via a recommendation letter. In the recommendation letter, the author should reflect on the evaluation requirements in relation to the nominated person.

The application documents may be handed in by the nominator or the nominee by E-Mail
It is the nominee´s responsibility to collect the 10 signatures obligatory for the application***.

The official announcement including further information on the application documents and application procedure can be found here.
The form for the collection of the signatures for the application can be found here.

For queries, please contact us during office hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 03643-58 23 63 or via e-mail (simone.schwark[at]

* students and doctoral candidates who have acquired their academic qualification at a school outside of Germany (including German schools abroad) or  supplemented their academic qualifications by a German Studienkolleg.

** if there are no grades available (e.g. if doctoral candidates are concerned), the grades of the latest degree achieved (e.g. Master) should be handed in with the application documents. Otherwise, please give a short explanation why there are no grades available.

*** if the nominee does not know enough persons at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, he or she may get in touch with (unknown) employees of the university, explain their intent and thus convince them to support their application with a signature.

Gefördert vom DAAD aus Mitteln des Auswärtigen Amtes | Funded by DAAD financed by the German Department of Foreign Affairs