The Israel programme of North Rhine-Westphalia provides short term scholarships (max. 3 months) for Bachelor and Master Students from Israel. award is open only for Israeli students: enrollment as a student in Bachelor or Master Degree programmes at Israeli universities. The award includes a budget for daily living expenses, as well as reimbursement of travel expenses from and to Israel. The application deadline is 29th February 2016.
Study Subject(s): The grant is for any of the course offered by the university.
Course Level: The grant is available to pursue short term programme (max. 3 months) for Bachelor and Master Students in Germany.
Programme Provider: University of Dusseldorf, Germany
Award can be taken at: Germany
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Eligibility: The general prerequisites for application to the program program are the following:
-for Israeli students: enrolment as a student in Bachelor or Master Degree programs at Israeli universities;
-fluency in English or German.
Open for International Students: The grant is for Israeli students.
Description: In 2004, an agreement was signed between Israel and North Rhine-Westphalia to intensify co-operation in the areas of higher education, research and the transfer of technology. One of the components of the agreement involves short-term scholarships for qualified students from Israel wishing to undertake studies and research in North Rhine-Westphalia. The program is being implemented by the Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf. The program is designed to enable scholars to get familiar with the higher education and research scene in the German state of North Rhine- Westphalia. Thus, new contacts and networks between Israel and North Rhine-Westphalia shall be established. Scholarship holders will have the opportunity to carry out research projects (such as measurements, computer modeling, archive studies, demoscopic studies) at university facilities in North Rhine-Westphalia in preparation of or as part of their bachelor’s or master’s thesis at their home university. In the process, scholars will be integrated in the respective research teams, and will have the opportunity to take an active role in project group activities.
Number of award(s): Between 15 and 20 scholarships can be realized each year.
Duration of award(s): The Israel programme of North Rhine-Westphalia provides short term scholarships (max. 3 months) for Bachelor and Master Students from Israel.
What does it cover? Accommodation will be organized and financed by the host facility. Additionally, scholars will be granted a public transport season ticket providing mobility throughout the region. Furthermore, each scholar will receive an amount of 16.44 € per day to cover living expenses. All funds are directly settled between the host facility and the scholar. Necessary health insurance coverage will be provided by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia within the framework of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Group Insurance Scheme.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 29th February 2016.