Scholarships for summer courses in Germany for Colombians

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Announcement of scholarships for summer courses (German language and civilization) at German universities for Colombian students of undergraduate and master’s degree.

this form of partial scholarship offers to Colombian undergraduate and master’s degree, students to remain enrolled in the University, the possibility of a course in German at a center of higher education in Germany language and civilization.

the DAAD offers scholarships for language and civilization German summer courses at German universities for undergraduate and master’s degree students enrolled in a University. The courses will have a duration of four to six weeks and will be conducted in the summer of 2013 (May to September) at universities chosen by the DAAD. Summer courses offered by universities are found on the website:

courses eligible for this call for DAAD scholarship are marked with a special symbol of round shape and dark.

these scholarships are partial and require co-financing by the student.

the program goes to Colombian students who have an intermediate level of German (B1 – “Zertifikat Deutsch” “) and who want to improve their level of language in a crash course in Germany.

courses are offered in summer 2013 in Germany (start from may 2013 or later) have a minimum of 18 days of class with 25 hours per week (usually between 4-6 weeks)

the DAAD grants a partial scholarship from 650 euros and a fixed amount of 200 euros for the rights of the course, as well as a number of 1175, – euros for travel (tickets).

a general rule, the accommodation can be contracted through the course organizer.

in the description of each course the applicant can find out about the price of the course and accommodation of each of the programs. So you can calculate the amount of the scholarship offered by the DAAD will spend for the course and accommodation and how much left for other expenses (food, transportation etc.) during your stay at Germany. In this way the applicant should also calculate what the sum that must be financed from own resources. It is recommended to have about 100 euros per week in addition to the costs of the course and accommodation.

grants can be requested by students of undergraduate or master’s degree of Colombian universities (of any discipline) which, at the beginning of the scholarship, have completed at least two years of higher education.

at the beginning of the scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in a center of higher education in Colombia. Not be eligible for this call who are enrolled in universities in other countries.

students who at the time of the application they are enrolled in an undergraduate program, but they will end his career before the start of the scholarship, only have the right to apply for this call, if they intend to pursue a master’s degree in a Colombian University immediately after the undergraduate. These students must be checked through a letter of admission to the master who shall be registered to the master’s program at the time of the beginning of the scholarship.

applicants must have Colombian nationality.

candidates must demonstrate good knowledge of German, have to be able to follow exhibitions in German and to participate in work on computer. It is essential that they have a level of German equivalent to the completed B1 of the common European framework of reference for languages (CEFR), as a minimum. The above is equivalent to the exam “Zertifikat Deutsch” (a 3 intermediate German level test) of the Goethe Institute.

the minimum age at the beginning of the scholarship is 18 years.

candidates who have previously obtained a DAAD scholarship to attend a course of summer (or winter) in a German University can not again enter the selection until after three years. However, obtaining a scholarship to participate in a summer course shall not preclude the application to other the DAAD scholarship programmes (master’s or doctorate for example).

delivery of the application time is until December 7, 2012, the 12 m

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