Prospective students in the Master's degree program can apply for the following scholarships:

ASP scholarships from the Federal and Local State Government

International students wishing to obtain the M.Sc. Photonics degree at the Abbe School of Photonics can apply for one of our scholarships. These scholarships are based on criteria of academic excellence and are granted for 24 months, thus covering the entire two-year Master's degree program time period. We offer full scale or half scholarships. The scholarships comprise a stipend of either 800 or 400 Euro per month and additional German language courses. Approximately 10 scholarships are available per year. German students are not eligible for this scholarship scheme. To apply for one of these scholarships, just mark your interest within your personal application at our online application system. In addition to the regular personal data, you must provide two letters of recommendation.


German scholarships (Deutschlandstipendien)

All students who are either

  • already in Jena, are enrolled at the Master's degree program in Photonics and have received their first university transcript, or
  • are admitted for studies within the Master's degree program in Photonics for the upcoming academic year

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.

Scholarships for students from Columbia

DAAD-Project „Deutsch-Kolumbianisches Friedensinstitut“, deadline for applications July 8th, 2016, contact Dorit Schmidt

Scholarships for students from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia and Azerbaijan

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.

Further databases containing various scholarship programs