A partial scholarship rate is currently €350 (or €450/550 for some selected countries). The awarding of the PROMOS scholarship as well as the determination of the number of partial scholarship rates are carried out in a quality-based and performance-related selection procedure. We do not pay travel expenses, you might be granted two or three monthly rates. Do not forget to apply for other scholarships, eg. the HAW International scholarship at the DAAD directly.

Rates per country.

Scholarships are offered for the following:

Applications for stays at partner universities of Frankfurt UAS (outside ERASMUS) are explicitly requested.

The application deadlines for mobility projects  (subject to the DAAD allocation) are:

  •      1st funding period January-June of each year: 15.11. of the previous year
  •      2nd funding period July-December : 15.04. current year

Incomplete or late submitted applications will not be processed. The application deadline is an exclusion period. There is no legal entitlement to a grant. We do not pay the travel expenses and we can not grant the scholarship for your whole stay, you might get two or three monthy rates as we have decided to support more students which means that the scholarships do not cover your whole stay.

  • Letter of Acceptance from your guest university, as well as the Learning Agreement (can be handed in afterwards).
  • Please upload the following documents in a timely manner onto Mobility Online:
  • Filled and signed PROMOS Application form
  • Current Transcript of Records
  • Application letter  in English (one A4 page); please use your own words

As a freemover please hand in the following additional documents:

  • CV
  • copy of passport
  • DAAD language certificate
  • letter of recommendation from a professor at your faculty
  • Filled in and signed Promos Application Form
  • Current English Transcript of Records (Available in HIS)
  • Language certificate, like DAAD Sprachzeugnis/TOEFL/IELTS (requirement at least B2)
  • Letter of Recommendation from one of your lecturers
    • Important note: The Letter of Recommendation may only be issued by professors or lecturers with professional competence in your area of study. Recommendations from language teachers are not accepted. Best it should be form a Professor.
  • Application letter in English (one A4 page); please use your own words.
  • English CV
  • Internship commitment/contract with reference to type of activity, duration of internship and possible payment (can be submitted later).


Please send the above documents via mail until the application deadline to the International Office of the Frankfurt UAS at overseas(at)

  • Filled-in and signed PROMOS Application form
  • Current Transcript of Records
  • Language certificate, like DAAD Sprachzeugnis (language certificate)/TOEFL/IELTS (requirement at least B2)
  • Letter of Recommendation by a lecturer
    • Important note: The letter of recommendation may only be issued by professors or lecturers with professional competence in your area of study. Recommendations from language teachers are not accepted.
  • Application letter in English (one A4 page), please use your own words
  • English CV
  • Informal confirmation from your supervisor about the thesis and invitation of the receiving institution as well as a detailed timetable for the completion of the thesis  (can be submitted later).

Please submit the above documents via E-Mail until the application deadline at overseas(at)

How are the scholarship holders selected?

A selection committee consisting of representatives of the International Office and the Language Center decides on the awarding of monthly scholarship rates in a quality-based and performance-related selection procedure.

Which criteria are considered in the selection?

  • Conclusive statement of motivation
  • Academic achievements
  • linguistic proficiency
  • Personal aptitude / commitment
  • Intercultural preparation (intercultural training, participation in the buddy program, etc.)

Applicants will be notified of the outcome in writing.

If the scholarship is granted, the declaration of acceptance must be submitted by the specified deadline. With the declaration of acceptance, you are obliged to submit all documents required for the payment of the scholarship unsolicited, formally, and on time, in the International Office. In addition, you are obliged to pay back the scholarship in whole or in part if you cancel your stay abroad prematurely or do not comply with the stated regulations.

Please also note that the scholarship can only be paid for the period actually used for study / internship or thesis.

Please inform us of any change to the exact dates without delay. Should your stay be e.g. shortened, amounts overpaid must be repaid.

A PROMOS grant must be submitted to the International BAföG office.

After completing your stay abroad, please immediately send us the "Confirmation of Study / Internship abroad" and submit your report as well as the copy of your certificate (Transcript of Records, internship certificate) as soon as possible.

The Fachsprachenzentrum (Language center) offers new dates for taking a language test:

Students who need the DAAD language proficiency certificate in English for study or internship abroad and have not attended a language course at the same university within the last two years must take a separate Oxford Placement Test.

Further information can be found on the website of the Fachsprachenzentrum.

Ruth ConradsOverseas Student Mobility Coordinator
Building 1, Room 9
Fax : +49 69 1533-2748

Open Office:




13:00 – 15:00 p.m.




10:00 – 12:00 a.m.


Please keep in mind that we cannot answer the phone during the open office hours.


No office hours on Tuesday, April 23rd. On Thursday April 25th the office hours are from 13.30 until 15 p.m. only.

International OfficeID: 3455
last updated on: 01.12.2024