Some students accepted into the program receive a stipend paid for by the program; the others are paid by the respective research group (stipend or staff position). Thus, all students accepted into the program receive approximately € 1500 per month.

  • Tuition Fees

No tuition fees are charged. Students only have to pay an enrolment fee of currently € 375,57 twice a year, i.e. for each semester. This fee includes a ticket for the public transport system in the city and region of Hannover.

  • Living Expenses

According to the Student Services Organisation (Studentenwerk Hannover), average living expenses amount to approximately € 900,- to € 1100,- per month. This includes the following costs:

Rent € 297,-
Food € 172,-
Clothing € 54,-
Travelling € 38,-
Car € 104,-
Health insurance € 80,- to € 240,-
Telephone / www € 36,-
Study material € 34,-
Leisure time activies € 72,-

Please note that these are average values which only intend to give you an idea on your living expenses. The real costs strongly depend on your personal live style.

  • Accomodation

Students can apply for a room in a student residency. Rooms are fully furnished and available from € 196,- to € 289,- including internet access. Private accommodation is also a good option. Further information can be found on the Hannover student services organisation (Studentenwerk) web-pages on rooms and residences.