Multiple Master’s Degree Scholarships for International Students, University of Hamburg, Germany

Expires on: 07/14/2024

The scholarships support the academic qualification in the framework of relevant Master’s programmes of Universität Hamburg, i.e. physics, nanoscience and chemistry. Scholarship holders are required to complete the relevant Master’s study curricula, but also have the opportunity to engage in optional research projects as part of the Cluster of Excellence “CUI: Advanced Imaging of Matter”. Scientific topics for projects include photon science, quantum physics, theoretical physics, nanostructure and solid-state physics, physical chemistry, biochemistry, femtosecond and attosecond laser spectroscopy, X-ray physics at Free-Electron Lasers, coherent X-ray imaging, ultrafast science, atomic, molecular and optical physics, quantum gases, nanochemistry as well as machine learning.

The Cluster offers students an exciting insight into research groups, the research programme and the infrastructure at the Bahrenfeld campus. Successful applicants can expect to benefit from excellent research conditions, explore a broad range of subjects and become part of an inspiring community.


934 EUR per month


(Planned) Enrolment for a Master’s programme at Universität Hamburg in physics, nanoscience or chemistry. If you are not enrolled yet, you can still apply and the scholarship can be granted in the subsequent semester, given your successful enrolment.


  1. a cover letter specifying your motivation for applying for a scholarship within the Cluster of Excellence “CUI: Advanced Imaging of Matter” and how the scholarship will help you achieve your goals. Please state explicitly which Master’s programme you are planning to enrol in and what topics you would like to explore scientifically within the Cluster of Excellence / in which work group you are interested
  2. a tabular curriculum vitae
  3. copies of school and university degree certificates and transcripts of records
  4. If applicable: a single-page summary of your Bachelor’s thesis (if your Bachelor’s programme required a thesis) and a PDF of your thesis. If you have not written your Bachelor’s thesis yet, please send us a plan for your thesis. Please write the thesis summary or plan in a way that a scientist who is not in your field can understand it. Also, please detail what your exact contribution to the thesis was.
  5. name and contact details of one person that would be willing to provide references (no references needed at this point) and that we are allowed to contact

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