Are you a student and threatened by the war in Ukraine? Or you have already had to flee? Then you will find several possibilities at HAWK to continue your studies or to prepare for the continuation of your studies in Germany.

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Five Erasmus+ scholarships for refugee students from Ukraine to be awarded

The scholarship includes the following benefits:

  • Grant of 1,100 euros per month for the period of October 2022 to March 2023
  • If applicable, special funding for participants with disabilities or chronic illnesses

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Students enrolled at a recognized Ukrainian university who have fled the Ukraine due to the Russian attack (proof required),
  • Students who are studying a degree program that is also offered at HAWK
  • and who have German language skills at A2 level CEFR or higher (proof required).

Important notes:

  • Please find out more about the range of courses offered at HAWK and check whether your previous studies match our courses so that you can continue your studies here.
  • The courses take place in face-to-face classes at the HAWK.
  • The Erasmus+ grant can only be paid to a German bank account.
  • If you are already registered in Germany and receive social benefits, the Erasmus+ scholarship will count towards your social benefits.
  • As the recipient of a grant, you must take out student health insurance (approx. 130 euros per month).
  • As the recipient of an Erasmus+ grant, it will be necessary for you to submit documents and records on a regular basis from the beginning to the end of the grant period. Your diligent cooperation is required.

Selection criteria:

  • Receipt of the application completed in full by the specified deadline
  • Higher semesters usually have priority over lower semesters
  • Consideration of family responsibilities
  • Consideration of disabilities, chronic and mental illnesses
  • Consideration of other hardships/special circumstances
  • Consideration of social commitment


  • Application form for exchange students completed in full
  • Proof of enrollment in the Ukraine (e.g. enrollment certificate, grade transcript)
  • Proof of German language skills A2 GER, e.g. with a recognized language certificate (telc, Goethe) or by way of participation in a language test at the HAWK Language Center (registration via
  • If applicable, proof of other factors to be considered in the selection process

Application deadline: 1 September 2022


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