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    INTALL Scholarships

    Within the ERASMUS+ Strategic Partnerships programme, scholarships are available for students and practitioners from the following universities and institutions. Please contact the following local coordinators for further Information:

    • Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg, GERMANY: Prof. Sabine Schmidt-Lauff
    • Pécsi Tudományegyetem, HUNGARY: Prof. Balazs Németh
    • Dublin City University, IRELAND: Prof. Maria Slowey
    • Università degli Studi di Firenze, ITALY : Prof. Vanna Boffo
    • University of Padua, ITLAY: Prof. Monica Fedeli
    • Universidade de Lisboa, PORTUGAL: Prof. Paula Guimarães
    • Univerza v Ljubljana, SLOVENIA: Prof. Borut Mikulec
    • Practitioners who are affiliated with the with DVV International: Dr. Thomas Lichtenberg
    • Practitioners who are affiliated with the European Adult Education Assocation: Aleksandra Kozyra


    This project is funded with support from the European Commission (project number: 2018-1-DE01-KA203-004272). This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

    Indo-German Partnerships

    Students from the Department of Adult Continuing Education & Extension of the Delhi University, India, please contact Prof. Dixit concerning the possibility of scholarships The programme is funded by the University Grants Commission and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funds from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

    DAAD Summerschool programme

    We plan to apply for the DAAD Summer School Programme that is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funds from the Federal Foreign Office. As we don't have an approval yet, you can apply for participation, but we only could confirm a scholarship in the end of November 2019. In case, we receive the funding and you would be selected, we will inform you as soon as possible, but latest in the end of November 2019 in case a scholarship could be granted to you. The funding would include a weekly allowance of 250 EUR plus a lump sum for travel depending on the country you travel from. You can find further information, e.g. on the lump sum for travel, at the website of the DAAD:


    Kindly acknowledge, that we cannot guarantee the possibility of scholarships for the participation at our programme. 


    Please be aware that participation at the Winter School is only possible, if you arrive no later than 2.2.2020 and depart not earlier than 15.2.2020.

    Application Deadline

    Deadline for the scholar-application is 15.09.2019. Please use the Winter School registration platform for applying for a scholarship.


    Selection Criteria

    Criteria 1 and 2 are prerequirements, which have to be fulfilled to go into the ranking process of criteria 3-5. For the ranking the statement of reference from the university professor of your home university and your application will be taken into account. The scholarships will be distributed based on this ranking list.

    English language skills

    Due to the intensive interactions during the Winter School only applications of people with an English level of B2 (see Common European Framework of Reference for Language) can be considered. Please provide a proof of your language skills (e.g. by the statement of a university professor).

    (International) diversity

    The Winter School intends reaching Master and PhD-students from different countries. Learning from and about each other is a main issue of the Winter School. To ensure also the participation of female students, who do not intend to travel alone, in a first step two students per university, will be selected. Open scholarships will can be used for the approval of more than two applications per university. In case of a very high number of applications, also countries and continents will be taken into account for ensuring a high diversity. The selection of the awardees will follow a strict gender equality - with a ratio which is oriented based on the number of male and female applications.

    Study phase and study emphasis (max. 40 points)

    Awardees have to reach in this criterion minimum 20 points.Due to the regulations of the DAAD-programme, only application from international Master and doctoral students can be considered. Students who are more advance in their studies will receive a priority consideration. Positive criteria are furthermore students with a study and working emphasis in questions of lifelong learning as well as adult and continuing education. Study subjects can be e.g. education, psychology, politics, sociology, human resource management. Furthermore, applicants who have a working emphasis near to one of the comparative groups will be ranked higher. Applicants who have already attended the Winter School on Comparative Studies in Adult and Lifelong Learning will be ranked lower, to ensure a fair distribution of the scholarships among interested participants.

    Study achivements, voluntary engagment, relevant knowledge, experiences from practice (max. 30 points)

    Awardees have to reach in this criterion minimum 15 points.Application with very good study results, voluntary engagement, knowledge and practical experiences in the field of lifelong learning will be considered with priority.

    Financial need (max. 30 points)

    Awardees have to reach in this criterion minimum 15 Points.Applicants, who can show the financial need for a scholarship will be considered with priority. Therefore, application should argue und prove for the financial need. 

    Members of the selection committee

    • Prof. Regina Egetenmeyer, Julius-Maximilian University of Würzburg
    • Prof. Sabine Schmidt-Lauff, Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg
    • Lisa Breitschwerdt, M.A., Julius-Maximilian University of Würzburg