Scholarships Merit-based
University of Groningen

Kristjan Jaak Scholarship: Study periods abroad

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Various benefits
15 Oct 2023
Application deadline


University of Groningen can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student.

University of Groningen awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs. 


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



Covers costs up to 12 months

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


The Kristjan Jaak Scholarship: Study periods abroad is offered to Master or PhD students.

Applicable programmes


The scholarship can be used for participating in tuition and traineeships.

The scholarship can be used for a maximum of 2 times per educational level but not more than 12 months in total.

The amount of the scholarship is calculated on the basis of unit prices for travel and living expenses


The scholarship can be applied for by the persons who, at the time of using the scholarship, are:

  • Master or PhD students of Estonian higher education institutions;
  • Students studying at integrated curricula of Estonian higher education institutions, who have passed at least 180 ECTS of the curriculum by the time of study periods abroad.

The scholarship cannot be applied for by the persons:

  • Who study at Master or Doctoral studies at an Estonian higher education institution and who wish to suspend their studies here to continue studies only at a university abroad;
  • Who study at a university abroad and wish to apply for scholarship for student exchanges in some other university abroad.

Scholarship requirements







Study experience required





Application deadline

15 Oct 2023

Application deadlines are on May 1 and on the October 15. The call for applications opens 1 month before the deadline. The assessment procedure takes up to 2 months from the date of the announced application deadline.


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