Study in Konstanz - in the heart of Europe

The scholarship of the 'Förderkreis' provides the unique opportunity to spend six months at the University of Konstanz in the beautiful landscape of southern Germany.
If you want to work on your MA or doctoral thesis in quiet surroundings at a small but high ranking university, please apply now!

The University of Konstanz is responsible for applying for this particular funding programme and places great emphasis on strengthening current partnerships using the available financial means in Germany.

Funding will be provided for study abroad periods, visiting lecturer exchanges and professional training abroad (for university staff).
Study abroad mobility:
Duration: 3-6 months
Scholarship amount: € 850 per month
Travel Funds: up to 360€ 
Visiting lectureships:
Duration: min. 5 days
Teaching load: at least 8 classroom hours per week
Funding: daily allowance of € 160 plus a travel allowance 
Staff mobility:
Duration: min. 5 days
Funding: daily allowance of € 160 plus a travel allowance

About us

With the purpose of establishing long-term cooperation in research and teaching, in May of 1987, a cooperative agreement was signed between the University of Konstanz and the University of Tel Aviv.The initiators were Swiss industrialist Kurt Lion and Professor Dr. E.R. Wiehn from the University of Konstanz.

The universities encouraged student exchange and supported cooperative research projects, under the Foundation for the Cooperation of the Universities of Konstanz and Tel Aviv e.V.

The scolarship for advanced and outstanding students from any faculty at the University of Tel Aviv makes it possible to study abroad at the University of Konstanz each semester.

On the idyllic shores of Lake Constance, the University of Konstanz is a young reform university with top-level research an high-grade teaching. Founded in 1966, the university is noted for its flat structures and short distances, promoting close interdisciplinary collaboration. It is also known for its distinctive profile featuring interdisciplinarity, innovation, an irresistible zest for research and a culture of creativity. The University of Konstanz is one of eleven German universities whose Institutional Strategy to Promote Top-Level Research is being supported by the Excellence Initiative of the German Federal and State Governments.

With more than 100 clearly structured study programmes, the University of Konstanz offers wide possibilities for the Israeli exchange students.  Including Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Arts and Humanities as well as Law, Economics and Politics a vast range of study opportunities is offered to more than 11,300 students.

Extending beyond the bounds of subjects, departments and faculties, the University of Konstanz's research profile is essentially shaped through collaborations. The four key priorities of research in Konstanz are (1) Cultural Studies and (2) Decision Sciences (in the fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences), (3) Life Sciences and Ecology as well as (4) Nano and Materials Sciences (in the fields of the fields of the Natural Sciences).