Tuition fees for domestic and international students of the master program in Neurosciences are covered by the German government. Students are required to pay a
Student service contribution ("Sozialbeitrag") of about 290 € per semester to the university. This payment is compulsory for enrollment. The student service includes free public transport within the whole of North Rhine Westfalia and supports other student activities.

Living costs
Living costs (including accommodation in a student dormitory and health insurance) in Bonn range from about 600 to 800 Euros per month per person, depending on your personal standard. Further info on the cost of living in Germany is published on
this DAAD-Website and our website at Student Information.

Health Insurance
German health insurance is obligatory for all students who are not citizens of the European Union. A special student rate is currently available for about 60 Euros a month to all students under 30 years of age. For more information visit This insurance covers the costs of most medical treatments (including dental care) in Germany.

For information on a large scale of scholarships offered by German sources please contact the
DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service. There is also a scholarship database available where you can get an overview of the various types of funding offered by the DAAD or of the programs offered by other funding organisations for a study stay in Germany. The MSc program and the University of Bonn do not offer any formal scholarship

Travel Grants
Two travel grants per annum are available for students of the Bonn MSc Neurosciences program. Applications should be submitted to the Coordination office via email ( Submit a single PDF file containing all the information and documents as mentioned below.Reimbursement will be limited to 500 Euro of total travel expenses per event.
APPLICATION DEADLINE extended: May 31st 2017
Eligibility You have to be an active student of the MSc Neurosciences program in Bonn. The topic of the conference / training course you wish to attend should be related to your Master thesis.
Requested documents Half-page letter of motivation describing what the applicant hopes to achieve by attending the conference or training course. Explain how the event relates to your own work, and how you will benefit from attending it.
Short letter of recommendation from the applicant’s advisor
CV of the applicant
After return students are requested to submit a brief (one page) report about the usefulness of the visit to the Coordination office.