Scholarship for internship and study visit abroad (BPSA)


STUBE-BW provides support for a career-oriented internship or a study visit (BPSA). The BPSA programme bears the travel expenses for a study visit or an internship in the home or in a neighbouring country. The stay should enable students to implement their newly acquired expertise in their home countries. It should also provide an opportunity to get in touch with potential employers, to write an assignment relating to the home country and to visit the family.

Benefits of the BPSA programme:                                              

  • Airfare
  • Travelling allowance  (Single payment / for double costs of living)                                    

What will be funded?

  • A stay for preparation of a course assignment/thesis/research paper 
  • A stay for a completion of a career-oriented and study-related internship

Who will be funded?

Students who come from Africa, Asia, Latin America and East Europe   

  • who study at a university in Baden-Württemberg
  • who don’t receive a scholarship  
  • who haven’t visited their home country in the last 18 months and have been enrolled at a university in Baden-Württemberg for at least 3 semesters    
  • who are not able to pay the travel expenses themselves 
  • Who demonstrated their interest in developmental issues and have attended at least 2 STUBE seminars and a BPSA Seminar

Deadline for submission of applications:

BPSA applications should be submitted to STUBE from 1st of January till 10th of June and from 1st of September till 1st of November for the current year.

The following are not eligible for BPSA

  • Scholarship holders
  • PhD students