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Beginning and Duration of Scholarship

You must begin your scholarship during the winter semester 2016, between 1st September and 31st December. The winter semester 2015/16 at Viadrina is expected to run from 5th October 2015 to the middle or end of February 2016. More detailed information can be found on the academic calendar. If you want to do an intensive language course before the start of your exchange semester, you have to come to Viadrina at the beginning of September.

For academics and staff the start date of the scholarship is flexible and is decided in consultation with your contact persons at Viadrina.

Your flight may be booked for a date up to two months in advance (i.e. in August or July), but you will not receive the monthly subsistence allowance or insurance cover before 1st September. It is not possible to come to Viadrina after 31st December. Please note that your flight tickets and insurance will be booked for you centrally via the project. Any flights booked or insurances purchased on your own initiative will not be reimbursed! Naturally the flight dates will be decided in consultation with the scholarship holder.

The duration of the scholarship will be maximum 10 months, ending on 14th July 2017 at the latest You will find detailed information on Viadrina’s HERMES offering on the project website.