The DAAD program PROMOS supports students at German universities financially during short term stays in non-european countries.


The scholarships will be paid out by RPTU according to the DAAD guidelines. Here  you can discover the advantages of the program.


For more information about application documents, requirements etc. please see the following descriptions:

Study and Research, Final Thesis


Language and Specialised Courses (only in Kaiserslautern)


APPLY NOW (only KAISERSLAUTERN) - more information about application periods below


• Very good to excellent grades

• Good language skills

• Relevance for studies at RPTU

• Letter of motivation (preparation, choice of host country/host institution, reasons for stay abroad)

• (Extraordinary social or cultural commitment)


August 7 - October 31, 2023

-> for a start of your stay abroad between January and July 2024

March 6 - June 20, 2024

-> for a start of your stay abroad between August and December 2024*

*Stays which start in 2024 can be supported until February 28, 2025



December 1, 2023 - January 15, 2024

->for a start of your stay abroad between March and December 2024


The application occurs via our database


The scholarship comprises a monthly rate for living and a one-time travel grant. The amount depends on the country:

Subsidy Rates 2024

Application documents (can be downloaded from the database)

Study and Research:

Learning Agreement



Confirmation Relevance


Language and Specialised Courses:



During stay abroad

Change of Learning Agreement


After stay abroad

Report on Duration


Students with disabilities or chronic illnesses can apply for a subsidy to cover additional expenses.


  • Degree of disability (GdB) of at least 50 or medically confirmed chronic illness
  • Costs are not covered by another source

Documents required:

  • Rejection of cost coverage by health insurance or supplementary insurance
  • Copy of disability ID card or, in the case of chronic illness, medical certificate describing the medical requirements
  • Additional documents to explain the necessity and appropriateness of the increased expenses comprehensively.





Department International Affairs

RPTU Kaiserslautern

Building 47, Room 626
67663 Kaiserslautern

Nina Islekyay
0631 205 4370


RPTU Landau

Building K, Room 1.25
76829 Landau

Jutta Bohn

06341 280 37169

Consultation hours in Kaiserslautern

in person:

Tu-Thu 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

by phone:

Mon & Fri 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Wed 2 - 3 p.m.

Consultation hours in Landau

Lecture period: Tue 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Please, register an appointment here.

Lecture-free period: Upon arrangement
Please, register an appointment here.


Field reports of students