Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Financial aid

Scholarships, foundations, aid services

Many foundations and financial aid services offer scholarships to (partially) finance your studies. Criteria for the awarding of scholarships vary from one organization to another. You can check further possibilities at Studentenwerk München or at Stipendienreferat of the LMU.

Here is a short survey of financial aid possibilities.

Further scholarships and financial support for international students and international doctoral students you will find here.


The Deutschlandstipendium is thought to support especially talented and powerful students. The scholars have taken responsibility in the social environment, in the family, in an organization or in a social service responsibility or they have successfully mastered obstacles in their résumé.
The Deutschlandstipendium with an amount of 300 euros per month is financed at one half by the Federal Republic of Germany and on the other half by private sponsors like enterprises, foundations, organizations and alumni. You can get further information here .


Stipendienlotse is an interactive platform of the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) and helps to find your individual scholarship.
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The Stipendienportal also helps students to find scholarships.
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Financial Aid for Individual Study Programs from the Faculty

To make study at our Faculty more flexible, members of the Student Union and the Tuition and Fees Committee have decided to offer financial aid to Master's students who wish to create individual study programs.
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"BAföG" is the abbreviation for the "Federal Education Advancement Law". This law regulates state financial aid for education. If your own or your parents' incomes do not suffice to finance your education and livelihood, then you are entitled to adequate state financial aid. BAfög is not a scholarship!
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