Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarships 2025 (Fully Funded)

Pursue your education in Germany. Good news! Applications for Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarships are currently open. In this article, we will explain in detail about this scholarship program, its benefits and step by step application process.

Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarships 2025-2026 are fully funded scholarships for international students. These scholarships are available for masters and PhD. These scholarships will provide 1350€ per month. Additional lump sum payments of 100€ to cover research costs and further health care subsidies are also available.

The funds for this program are provided by the Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt). The maximum time period of the scholarship is based on the average time or number of semesters of your studies (Regelstudienzeit). The scholarship will at first be granted for one year and then to the end if the prerequisites have been fulfilled. Extensions in addition to the Regelstudienzeit are possible.

The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung’s Scholarship Department offers scholars a wide range of support, consisting of political education events and summer schools, workshops conducted both domestically as well as abroad, symposia and educational trips.

It also organizes practical training in fields such as rhetoric, conflict management and other key skills, time management and self-management, bolstering academic qualifications, text and writing workshops, and specific seminars on methodology.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Masters, PhD
  • Institution(s): Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung
  • Study in: Germany
  • Opportunity Focus Areas: Masters and PhD degrees in any subject, except for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary medicine
  • Program Period: For masters, maximum three years, For PhD, maximum four years
  • Deadline:  April 1, 2024 / October 1, 2024

Scholarship Coverage

Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship provides the recipient with the following benefits:

For Masters: The monthly basic scholarship consists of 850€ along with a lump sum of 20€. Additional subsidies for health and nursing insurance of no more than 86€ are also available.

For PhD: The doctoral scholarship is largely independent of one’s income and consists of 1350€ per month. Additional lump sum payments of 100€ to cover research costs and further health care subsidies are also available. Scholarship holders can also receive funding to cover stays abroad (for research, attending conferences, etc.).

Euro and German language classes can be sponsored by the organization.

Eligibility Criteria for Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship

To qualify for Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

  • Required Language: Good knowledge of English. German language proficiency (B2 level or above)
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries. Preference is given to women, students of non-academic and migrant backgrounds, the socially needy, and people with disabilities, with achievement and commitment. Applications from undergraduate and doctoral students from scientific and technical disciplines are actively encouraged, as well as from graduates of technical colleges.
  • Applications will be accepted only in German or English language
  • MA Students must be enrolled at a state or state-recognized German university
  • PhD students must be accepted at a German universit
  • Certificate of enrolment (Immatrikulationsbescheinigung) for the next semester or at least a letter of admission (Zulassung) from a German university. Your enrolment must be documented at the latest by the time the scholarship would start
  • Basic knowledge of the German language (further classes can be sponsored by us). At least very good knowledge of the English language
  • Activities in social, political and/or community services.

The selection criteria are:

  • High scholarly and professional qualifications (proof of above-average academic achievement at school and/or university)
  • Political and social engagement in line with the aims of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
  • German language proficiency (B2 level or above).
  • Personal/family background

How to Apply for Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship?

Please follow the following instructions to apply for this scholarship:

(1) You can apply for this scholarship through the online application portal.

(2) Create an account and fill the application form. Also upload the required documents.

(3) Submit the application.

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To know more about Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship, please visit official website:

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