This program provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer courses at German universities which focus mainly on German language and literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. The program funds attendance of language and area studies courses as well as special language / terminology courses that are offered by state or state-recognized German universities and by affiliated language schools. You can find out about course providers and programs on the DAAD website. Extensive extracurricular programs complement and reinforce the core material. At time of application, the applicant must demonstrate German language skills equivalent at least to level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Unless stated otherwise, foreign nationals may be eligible if they have been full-time students/scholars in a degree program at an accredited Canadian or US university for more than one year at the time of application. The fellowship provides a stipend, a country-specific travel allowance, and payments towards insurance.

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