More Financing Possibilities!
Low Interest Loans: As a student in an advanced study phase, you can apply for a Bildungskredit (a temporary and low-interest loan that can also be used by those who receive financial assistance from BAföG.)
RISE Worldwide: As a Bachelor student in natural sciences, life sciences, or engineering fields, you can find an internship with the RISE programme and receive a DAAD scholarship. The internships usually last six to twelve weeks during the semester break.
IAESTE Internships: The German IAESTE Committee arranges fully paid internships for students who are completing technical and scientific degrees in German universities.
The Vulcanus Program: This program is for Natural Sciences and Engineering students who would like to do an internship in Japan. The scholarship program includes an introductory seminar on Japanese culture, a four-month Japanese language course, and an eight-month internship in a Japanese company. Detailed information can be found here.
Deutschlandstipendium: A program that supports highly talented students in all participating German universities. The scholarship is awarded without consideration of their familial/personal income or nationality. You can also receive this scholarship with BAföG assistance.
Unique ways to finance your stay abroad include receiving financial support from religious, government party, and labour union organisations.
You can also use the following portals to search for more financial assistance options: