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PROMOS Advising

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All applicants must attend a (group)advising session before applying.

Group advising sessions in the summer semester 2020

Registration by email required: promos@io.uni-freiburg.de
The number of admitted participants is limited. For the avoidance of doubt and to make sure your planned stay abroad can be funded via PROMOS, after all, please indicate in your email:

  • What you are studying in which semester (Bachelor, Master, State Examination), including your minors and majors
  • Your nationality
  • Planned duration for your stay abroad (start and end date)
  • Program line you whish to apply for (internship, semester or thesis abroad)
  • Your destination country and the name of the host institution or supervisor abroad

Unfortunately, due to the current situation, we cannot offer group advising sessions at this time.

If you are planning to apply for a DAAD-PROMOS scholarship please directly contact Susanne Obert via .


  *Please note, that you should begin preparing your application in advance. You should allow several weeks to get an appointment for a language test, confirmations or letters of recommendation. It might be too late to start preparing your documents shorty before the end of the respective deadline.
In case of questions concerning the documents, please contact us by Email, well in advance.

Office Hours

During the lecture period, you are welcome to come to the office hours without prior registration: Mondays from 11 am to 1 pm in the Service Center Studium, Sedanstr. 6, 2nd floor, room 02029.

During the semester break or for appointments out of office hours, please contact us by email well in advance to arrange an individual appointment: promos@io.uni-freiburg.de.

Contact Persons

For questions regarding your scholarship payment, please contact Ms. Luitgard Scheidler: Luitgard Scheidler

For all other matters concerning the PROMOS scholarships, please write to

Since DAAD leaves determining the modalities for each program line up to the individual universities, we request that you refrain from contacting DAAD and contact the International Office instead. The various scholarship options are described on the DAAD homepage. However, for Freiburg students, the University of Freiburg's announcement regarding the PROMOS scholarships is legally binding.

Please note that in 2019, not all PROMOS scholarship options described by the DAAD will be offered by the University of Freiburg.