The aim is to develop and maintain international research connections through sharing innovative and excellent scientific expertise. The scholarship amounts to 625 € per month for Bachelor and Master students (maximum duration: 6 months) and 1024 € per month for doctoral students (maximum duration: 4 months).
The call is open to candidates of all disciplines who have completed basic college studies (usually Bachelor level). Female students or researchers are particularly encouraged to apply.
Applicants are requested to obtain a letter of endorsement from a scientist of the University of Bremen prior to the application. In this letter, the scientist should state that she or he is willing to host and advise the applicant during her or his research visit to Bremen and comment on the proposed project.

Selection Criteria

Applications will be evaluated under the auspices of the Deputy Rector for Research and Young Academics of the University of Bremen on the basis of:
  • detailed research proposal and rough schedule
  • motivation statement for the research visit, including a description of its connection to Bremen
  • complete curriculum vitae including transcripts /certificates
  • letter of endorsement of the research plan by the host at the University of Bremen
  • letter of reference (should contain information on applicant’s academic abilities)

Application Deadline

The closing date for applications is 15 May 2011. Later applications will be considered if funds are available. Please email your application to:
The author of the reference letter should mail her or
his letter directly to this address. Alternatively, application and reference letter may be sent directly (no need to send it through OIA UGM) to:
Bremen Research Scholarship
c/o Julia Gantenberg
Cartesium 3.47
Enrique-Schmidt-Str. 5
28359 Bremen – German