Internationales

STIBET III - Matching Funds

Scholarships for New International Master Students

International Office IPU Berlin

international(at)ipu-berlin.de

The application deadline for the STIBET III – Matching Funds scholarship has passed. The selection process for Winter Term 2021/2022 is finalised and all applicants have been notified about theresults of their applications. A new call for applications will follow in the end of 2022, with the difference that the total amount of scholarships are 2 and the funding will stretch for a period of 12 months. More information will follow.

 

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As part of the DAAD funded scholarship program STIBET III – Matching Funds, the International Psychoanalytic University Berlin is thrilled to announce the implementation of three scholarships for new international students demonstrating academic excellence.

The scholarships are available for students beginning the MA Psychology study course with a clinical focus or German Track in winter semester 2021, and who obtained their bachelor's degree outside of the European Union.

With partial funds from the German Federal Foreign Office (AA) and a substantial grant from the Foundation to Promote University Psychoanalysis, the three individual scholarships will stretch over a duration of 24 months (01.10.21-30.09.23) and will each amount to a monthly sum of €830, which approximately covers the monthly tuition fee at the IPU Berlin.

Eligibility

Applicants are required to:
 

  • be in possession of a bachelor’s degree from a university based outside of the European Union
  • be able to confirm possession of excellent grades (1,0-1,5) from their bachelor’s degree
  • have received an interview invitation from the IPU, as part of the application process for the eligible programs starting in the winter semester 2021/22.

For more information on eligibility, please see the downloads on the bottom of this page.

Selection

We will primarily consider your excellent academic achievements and– shouldcandidates possess the same level of academic excellence – your letter of motivation, educational background (individuals belonging to the first generation within their family to initiate an academic career), and societal engagement and/or voluntary activities.

Application

Application deadline is 15 August 2021.

 

The application form and guidance can be downloaded below:
 

Application Guide
Application Form


Send your complete application as one single pdf to scholarship.stibet(at)ipu-berlin.de

 

If you intend to hand in a scholarship application, kindly send us a short notification in advance via email.

Application

Applications have now closed.

Applying for the scholarship – Step by Step

Step 1: Carefully read through this link.
Step 2: Check your eligibility for the MA Psychology study course with a clinical focus or German track.
Step 3: Gather all necessary documents for your application to the MA Psychology study course with a clinical focus or German track.
Step 4: Hand in your documents via UniAssist as soon as possible!
Step 5: If the application is complete, UniAssist will forward the application to the IPU Berlin. Subsequently, the eligibility of the candidate will be determined by the IPU Admission’s Office. If an applicant’s documents are sufficient, the candidate will be invited to an interview with one of our professors. If the respective professor grants admission or conditional admission, the Admission’s Office will send out the official acceptance letter, stating an admission – or conditional admission – to the MA Psychology study course with a clinical focus (German or English track) commencing in winter semester 2021/2022.
Step 6: Send in your complete scholarship application - as one single pdf document - to the IPU Berlin, together with a copy of the acceptance letter to the MA Psychology study course with a clinical focus or German track. commencing in winter semester 2021/2122.

FAQs

A:  Unfortunately, you do not qualify for the first round of selections (deadline 17 May 2021). Should there prove to be an insufficient number of applicants eligible for the scholarship, this will be communicated on the website, and your submitted application will be taken into consideration during the second round of selections (deadline 20 June 2021). 

A: Having acquired your university entrance certificate at a German PASCH school is not an exclusion criterion.

A: No, unfortunately not. One of the exclusion criteria is having acquired one’s bachelor’s degree in Germany. This means that you unfortunately do not qualify.

A: No, unfortunately not. One of the exclusion criteria is having acquired one’s university entrance certificate in Germany. This means that you unfortunately do not qualify.

A: No, unfortunately one of the exclusion criteria specify that an applicant may not have habituated in Germany during the last five consecutive years.

A: Unfortunately, no. However, at this point in time, there are initial contemplations to instate such scholarships at intervals of every two-three years.
 

A: Every couple of years the International Office, together with the international commission and the board of directors of the IPU Berlin, decide on a so called “Internationalization Strategy”. This is done with the intention of defining a number of target countries for intense focus during the coming years. As Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Israel, and USA are specified in the most recent Internationalization Strategy, these countries were selected for the scholarship.

A: An average grade equivalent to the top 12% in your country’s grading system (i.e., grade is ≥ 88 from 100 possible points) should qualify you to apply for the scholarship.

A: Kindly send your complete application as one single pdf document to scholarship.stibet(at)ipu-berlin.de. Please make sure to sign the application form!