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TOFI: Scholarship

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As part of the TOFI project, students from all departments of Hochschule Bonn-Rhine-Sieg (H-BRS) can apply for a scholarship. The scholarship supports stays abroad at one of the partner universities participating in the TOFI project.

TOFI Scholarship for stays abroad

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You would like

  • a stay abroad in a country outside the mainstream?
  • break down prejudices and get to know new perspectives?
  • not to worry about finances?

Then apply for a scholarship with us now and go to one of our participating partner universities in the TOFI project with our funding!

Who can apply?

Regularly enrolled students of H-BRS of all faculties* who wish to study abroad at a partner university of the TOFI project.

*Please contact your department for information on the possible recognition of achievements at the partner university.

What can I use the scholarship for?

The scholarship can support stays abroad in the form of study semesters abroad* (WiSe 23/24 and SoSe 24), internships, summer schools, research projects or final papers at TOFI partner universities.

The scholarship can support stays at IFM (Tanzania), UCC (Ghana), UTFPR (Brazil) and GJU (Jordan). More information on the partner universities in the TOFI project can be found further down the page.


*please be aware of the Mobility Online application deadline and the semester period at the partner university.

What is the funding period?

During the project period (2023--2024) stays of two weeks to six months can be funded.

What does the scholarship include?

Monthly scholarship allowance depending on the destination country*:
Tanzania - 1,225 €
Ghana - 1,275 €
Brazil - 1,225 €
Jordan - 1,150 €
*For shorter stays, the daily rate is used.


Travel allowance depending on the destination country

Tanzania - 1.175 €
Ghana - 1.125 €
Brazil - 1.450
Jordan - 850 €

Scholarship checklist

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in general:
  • regular enrolment at H-BRS
  • for scholarship holders: clarification with scholarship provider regarding permission for a second time-limited scholarship abroad
  • E-mail with a short application letter with the purpose of the stay abroad to the TOFI contact person at the IO (see below).
additionally for a study abroad semester:
  • complete application in due time with all document via Mobility Online at one of our TOFI partner universities (Attention: For the summer semester the application deadline is September 1!)
additionally for internships, summer schools, research projects or final papers:
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Current transcript of records
  • Letter of motivation
  • Proof of language skills
  • confirmation from the partner university of individual acceptance 
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Selection Criteria

  • academic achievements
  • Letter of motivation
  • Language skills

The selection is made by a committee from the International Office. Please note that stays abroad that are not yet established require more time to arrange with the partner university.


Duty to report

After completion of the scholarship, proof of mobility must be submitted within two months. This is a short report on the stay.

Application Deadlines Scholarships 2024

Apply by email to the TOFI contact person at least four weeks before the start of the mobility! Please take into account the application deadlines for semesters abroad at partner universities. We will be happy to advise you in more detail in a personal meeting.

Partner universities in the TOFI project

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Institute of Finance and Management (IFM) - Tanzania


Lecture Period: 12.03.-10.06.2024

Exchange offers:

  • Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Faculty of Computing and Mathematics
  • Faculty of Insurance and Banking

University of Cape Coast (UCC) - Ghana


Lecture period: 07.01.-29.04.2024

Exchange offer:

  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Business
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • School of Economics
  • School of Physical Sciences
  • Faculty of Sciences and Technology Education

Federal University of Technology Parana (UTFPR) - Brazil


Lecture period:

Exchage offer:

  • Internship at the UTFPR or in a partner company
  • Participation in a research project or research group

German Jordanian University (GJU) - Jordanien


Lecture period: 19.02.-07.07.2024

Exchange offer:

  • School of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
  • School of Applied Technical Sciences
  • School of Natural Resources Engineering and Management
  • School of Applied Humanities and Languages
  • Business School
  • School of Architecture and Built Environment
  • School of Applied Medical Sciences
  • Summer Arabic classes




Paulina Hinz

Coordinator Partnerships & Cooperation


Sankt Augustin


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Grantham-Allee 20

53757, Sankt Augustin


+49 2241 865 739
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Janina-Domenica Wörmann



Sankt Augustin


E 056


Grantham-Alle 20

53757, Sankt Augustin