In addition to the course programme, international scholarship holders at the Institute for Social Science are invited to a number of activities, such as local festivals and local historic sight-seeing and to attend study trips to Berlin, Brussels or Bonn.
Excursion to Berlin 2018
From 29th to 31st of October 2018 the HSP-scholarship holders, who started studying in winter term 2017/18 and 2018/19, visited Berlin. Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schneckener (director of the master programme "Democratic Governance and Civil Society" and Sandra Wienand (Coordinator of the scholarship programme) invited the group to visit political institutions (such as the German Bundestag and the Federal Foreign Office), and cultural sights (such as the Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe and the New Synagogue in the centre of Berlin).
Since 2009 the DAAD has granted more than 100 scholarships to international students from 35 countries.