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Hertie School Law funding for International Students in Germany, 2018

The Hertie School of Governance is delighted to offer two full-tuition Law funding for international students. These opportunities are available to pursue MPP and MIA programmes.

The aim of The grants is to give full financial support to talented international students.

The Hertie School of Governance is a private university based in Berlin, Germany, accredited by the state and the German Science Council.


  • Application deadline: The application period for the Master’s programmes is October 1to  May 1.
  • Course Level: These opportunities are available to pursue MPP and MIA programmes.
  • Study Subject: These opportunities are awarded in the field of Law.
  • Award: Full tuition waivers for the MPP and MIA programmes, each worth 32,500 EUR. In addition, law fellows will be matched with a mentor from a German ministry who will be available for questions and career advice.
  • Nationality: International
  • Number of Awards: Two opportunities are available.
  • The award can be taken in Germany


  • Eligible Countries:  International
  • Entrance Requirements: All law graduates who wish to combine their legal knowledge with a degree in public policy or international affairs to be ideally prepared for the complex challenges facing tomorrow’s leaders in public administration.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants must have English proficiency certificate (for non-native English speakers).

International Scholarship

Application Procedure:

  • There is no separate deadline for this application . Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis and interviewed by a faculty member of the Hertie School.

How to Apply:

  • Create an online account in our applications portal and follow the step-by-step instructions. Fill in the online application carefully and completely, incomplete applications cannot be accepted
  • Upload required supporting documents to the online application:
  • Current CV indicating your academic background, work experience, voluntary activities. Please do not include a photo of your CV.
  • Letter of motivation explaining your specific interest in the study programme and how it relates to your professional aspirations. Your letter should be 500-900 words.
  • Copies of official academic transcripts of all attended universities. Every transcript must include a transcript key (an explanation of the grading system). If not in English, we require a certified translation into English. Hard copies are not required until after acceptance into the programme.
  • Submit a copy of English proficiency certificate (for non-native speakers). For more detailed information about which tests are accepted and minimum scores, please consult our Frequently Asked Questions section.

Online Application

Scholarship Link