The International Office at the Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences (HNU)

Funding for stay abroad

Will you be spending one or two semesters at a university abroad?
Will you be taking part in a summer or winter school?
Are you planning a practical placement abroad?
Are you intending to write your final degree paper in another country?
Then you can apply for financial support for your stay abroad.

Level of funding

The following stays abroad during your studies can be funded at the following rates per semester (single payment):

Study, placement or final degree paper abroad
    for those not in receipt of Erasmus funding: 1.000 Euro
    for those receiving Erasmus funding: no funding
    study semester abroad which are a compulsory part of the studies cannot be funded

Participation in a summer or winter school programme abroad
    outside of Europe: 1.000 Euro
    within Europe: 500 Euro
    summer schools or excursions which are organized by the HNU cannot be funded   

This form of financing is only possible as long as funds are available.


  • Minimum stay abroad:
    3 months for a semester abroad
    2 months for a practical placement
    2 weeks for a final degree paper; if the duration of the stay abroad is between 2 weeks and 2 months, a letter of recommendation from the supervising professor is required as well as a detailed schedule of work, signed by the supervising professor.
  • Good language skills in the language of instruction or work (level B2 on the Common European framework)


Application period

15 June - 1 Juli 2018 for a stay abroad during winter semester 2018/19
15 February - 1 March 2019 for a stay abroad during summer semester 2019

Exception: Application deadline in case of attending a winter school is two weeks before its start.

Applications can only be handed in online.

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