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How do I access my stipend? Do I need a German bank account?

Each fellow receives half of their stipend upon arrival; the remaning amount is paid in monthly installments (at the end of each month).

Fellows have three options for the payment of their stipends:

  1. Transfer to a German bank account—the fastest and most reliable option
  2. Transfer to a foreign bank account—each transfer can take up to 8 weeks. Any applicable fees will have to be paid by the fellow
  3. Cash payments (for fellows who stay 3 months or less)