Hochschule Düsseldorf
University of Applied Sciences


Every year, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) honours a foreign student at HSD student who have distinguished themselves through their outstanding academic achievements and remarkable social or intercultural commitment.


Do you know such a student?
Then suggest them for the DAAD Prize 2023!


Teachers, fellow students and HSD staff can nominate candidates for the prize.​​


The prize is endowed with 1.000 €.


International students are eligible for the prize if they

  • achieve outstanding academic results
  • are socially and/or interculturally active (volunteer work)
  • are foreign students (no German school-leaving certificate)
  • are enrolled at HSD in the summer semester 2023
  • are at least in the 2nd academic year of their Bachelor's programme or in the 2nd semester of their Master's programme
  • are not guest or exchange students.

Nominations may be submitted to the International Office until 15 July 2023.


Application documents

  • nomination form
  • reference letter by a university teacher (see template)
  • curriculum vitae of the nominee
  • current grade table of the nominee
  • current certificate of enrolment of the proposed student
  • proof(s) of the volunteer commitment of the nominee


Elisabeth Rüb
T +49 (0)211 / 43 51 30 60

Student Support Center
Münsterstraße 156, building 2
D-40476 Düsseldorf

Open office hours: Tue 9 - 12
and by appointment


Fact Sheet DAAD Prize 2023.pdf

Nomination Form DAAD Prize.pdf

Reference Letter Template.pdf