Costs and Funding Opportunities

Participation in the Berlin Perspectives seminars is free of charge. The program is open to international program students (i.e. Erasmus, institutional partnership agreements) as well as for degree-seeking students of Humboldt-Universität.


Overall costs for participating in the Berlin Perspectives program

Are you already enrolled as an international program student or regular student at Humboldt-Universität? Then, participation in the Berlin Perspectives seminars is free of charge for you.

Helpful information on the general cost of living for students in Germany can be found on the DAAD website.


Scholarships for participation in Berlin Perspectives are not awarded by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, but by external institutions. Please contact:

  • Your home university
  • Scholarship databases of the Ministry of Education or other state institutions in your country
  • Organizations and foundations that maintain cooperation programs between Germany and your home country

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) also awards scholarships. Information on country-specific application deadlines and funding requirements can be found on the DAAD website. It is also highly recommended that you search the DAAD Scholarship Database and contact a DAAD office in your home country.