International students wishing to obtain a Master's degree at the Abbe School of Photonics at the FSU Jena can apply for scholarships granted in cooperation with partners from the German optics and photonics industry, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the County of Thuringia. Scholarships are granted for the entire two-year Master's degree program time period and comprise a stipend of 800 Euro per month. The scholarships also include language courses. Approximately 15 scholarships are available per year. German students cannot apply for a photonics scholarship since these scholarships are exclusively for international students
Please note: To apply for a scholarship at the Abbe School of Photonics, it is not necessary to submit certified copies (as a hard copy in paper form) of the above-mentioned documents. However upon acceptance, students will be asked to send certified copies via post. When documents are to be uploaded, only documents in pdf format are acceptable.
Scholarships for Chinese, Vietnamese and Mongolian applicants: Since the certificate from the Academic Evaluation Centres is not required for the scholarship application, you can send this document later, i.e. upon acceptance to the program. However, the certificate of the Academic Evaluation Centres will in most cases be required to get admission to the Master's degree program.
All students who are either
may also apply for a German scholarship (Deutschlandstipendium). Thus, you may apply for this kind of scholarship at an early stage of your photonics studies, even from abroad. Awardees with prospects of excellent study results will receive financial support of 300 € per month for a duration of at least one year. For more information, and to raise your chances for being awarded this kind of scholarship, please contact the ASP administration team.
The European-Russian Academic Network Plus (Eranet Plus) is built upon the solid foundation of the Eranet-Mundus project. The objectives of the project are to create lasting associations between Russian higher education institutions and the European higher education institutions and to establish strong ties and mobility flows.