DAAD Scholarships in Germany for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses

DAAD Scholarships in Germany for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses; Updated on February 23, 2022, by DAAD

You will be studying Masters’s/Ph.D. Degree

The deadline is from August to October 2022 (annually)

You will get to study in Germany

The next course begins in May 2023/2024.

Description

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarships give the scholarships to foreign graduates from developing and newly industrialized countries, from all disciplines and with at least two years of professional experience, the chance to take a postgraduate or Master’s degree at a state or state-recognized German university, and also to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification whether Master’s or Ph.D. in Germany.

Host Institution

German universities that offer development-related postgraduate courses Master’s degree or Ph.D. courses in Economic Sciences, Business Administration, or Political Economics; Development Cooperation; Engineering and Related Sciences; Mathematics; Regional and Urban Planning; Agricultural and Forest Sciences; Natural and Environmental Sciences, Education, and Law; Medicine and Public Health; Social Sciences and Media Studies.

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The Scholarships are limited in number.

Students from eligible countries are the target audience.

Scholarship Value, Inclusions, And Duration

The scholarships also offer monthly payments of £861 for graduates or £1,200 for doctoral candidates; payments for health, personal liability, and accident insurance cover; and travel allowance, unless they are already being taken care of by the applicant’s home country or another source of funding.

The scholarship duration will be up to 12 to 24 months (which depends on what particular institution you have been offered to go to) for a master’s and 42 months for a Ph.D.

Eligibility

The typical scholarship holder is

  • Currently employed in a developing country by a public authority, a state or a private company, and is involved in the planning and execution of directives and projects with an emphasis on development policies affecting technological, economic, or social areas.
  •  Possess a Bachelor’s degree (typically four years) in a related field.
  •  At the time of application, has completed an academic degree with far above average results (upper third) and at least two years of related professional experience after the first degree (bachelor).
  •  His/her academic degrees should not be older than six years.
  •  For German language courses (scholarship includes a 6-month German language course): Successful passing of the language examination DSH 2 or TestDaF 4 before the start of the study course. Therefore, a minimum German language level of B1 at the time of application is a requirement that needs to be proven by providing a certificate.
  • For courses in English IELTS (Band 6) certificate or TOEFL (minimum score: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based)

Application instructions:

Applications must be made directly to the respective course. Please refer to the respective course websites for the application procedure, the application deadline, and the documents to be submitted. The deadline varies depending on the course but falls around August-October 2022.

It is important you read the FAQs and the 2023/2024 brochure and go to the official website to get access to the application form, and also get access to complete information on how to apply for the scholarship program

Website: Official Scholarship Website: https://www2.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/?status=3&origin=190&subjectGrps=F&daad=&intention=&q=&page=1&detail=50076777

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