Stays abroad of at least one month intended for the writing of theses (project work) can be supported by PROMOS in the form of travel-cost contributions or monthly part-scholarship amounts. The IPU Berlin especially supports trips to non-European countries for writing a thesis.
Thesis which are not being completed at either a university or a company can be supported in exceptional cases when the corresponding specialist area provides unlimited support for the work and the student submits a detailed time schedule which can also serve subsequently for success monitoring purposes.
The International Office accepts the applications and assesses the applicants' eligibility for support on the basis of formal aspects and factors. In case that more applications are received than support options are available, a commission appointed by the university management meets and then undertakes a selection. The following criteria are taken into consideration: