Scholarship overview

The Max Weber Program’s funding and support extends far beyond a student’s course of study. We support our scholarship holders financially with a Semester Allowance of €1,290 and fun­ding for periods spent studying or working abroad. The emphasis of our programme, however, is on promoting their personal development.


Semester Allowance

The comprehensive support offered by the Max Weber Program in­cludes a Semester Allowance of €215 per month. Our scholarship holders use this allowance to cover course-related expenses.

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Financial Aid for a Semester Abroad

From Cape Town to Helsinki and from Singa­pore to Vancouver, pro­mo­ting inter­na­tio­nalism is one of the core principles of the Max Weber Program. Financial Aid for a Semester Abroad helps our scho­lar­ship holders to spend a semester studying or completing internships abroad.

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Summer Academies

Making new discoveries together: our Summer Academies offer both aca­de­mic excellence and an in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary approach. They also provide plenty of opportunities to meet new people and strengthen existing relationships.

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Language courses

Learn new languages, discover new cultures: the Max Weber Program works to promote intercultural exchanges. This is why we give our scholarship holders the opportunity to take language courses in various countries.

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Research In-Situ

At the origin of every innovation is an idea. We support our scholar­ship holders in developing and pursuing their research ideas – whether in Germany or abroad.

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Mentoring Program

Building on experience: in our Mentoring Program, we introduce our scholarship holders to professors who stand ready to support them and who they can trust.

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Soft Skill Seminars

Learning new techniques and honing skills: at our Soft Skill Semi­nars, scho­lar­ship holders work on pre­sen­ta­tion techniques, practice using rhetorical devices and receive voice training. This enables them to de­ve­lop their professional presence and communicate suc­cess­fully.

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Get Involved!

Developing and implementing ideas: our “Get Involved!” program supports our scholarship holders with initiatives, events and field trips, providing both organisational and financial su­p­po­rt.

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Breaking the glass ceiling and smash­ing gender stereotypes: as part of our “Weber*innen” events series, our scholarship holders ap­proach and tackle issues of sex and gender from a variety of perspectives.

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Max Weber-Foren

We hold our Max Weber-Foren on a regular basis at different lo­ca­ti­ons across Bavaria. They give our scho­lar­ship holders and mentors the opportunity to make new contacts, share experiences and streng­then existing contacts.

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