Costs and funding
Approximate Costs Overviews
For the second year (winter and summer semester) it is necessary to stay registered as a student at the TU Darmstadt. Therefore, students should pay the enrolment fees in TUD as also in their second year university.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Applicants for a DAAD scholarship are advised to apply for the urban-studies MSc course 'International Cooperation and Urban Development' and submit their Master thesis in Darmstadt. They are still eligible for the double degree if they spend one semester at our partner universities. Please consult the DAAD website for further information.
BAföG. The Bundesausbildungsförderungsgesetz (BAföG) provides financial help to German students and to foreigners who have the perspective to remain in Germany. For more information for TU Darmstadt students, see here.
Other German foundations and donors. Catholic Academic Exchange Service (KAAD); Boell Foundation; Friedrich Ebert Foundation; Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung; Friedrich Naumann Foundation; Evangelische Entwicklungsdienst; Hans-Böckler-Stiftung; Rosa-Luxemburg Stiftung.
Other scholarships. Mundus Urbano self-financed students are encouraged to look for third-party funding, such as national scholarships provided by employers, governments and foundations in their country of origin. International scholarship schemes are listed on specialized websites, such as Scholarship Search,International Scholarships and The World Bank, among others.