Are you a graduate from a developing or newly industrialized country looking for an opportunity to pursue postgraduate studies in Germany? Look no further than the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarships, which offer eligible students the chance to obtain a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in various fields at state or state-recognized universities in Germany. In this blog post, we’ll provide you with all the information you need to know about this ongoing scholarship.
Fields of Study?
DAAD scholarships are available for postgraduate studies in various fields, including Economic Sciences/Business Administration/Political Economics; Development Cooperation; Engineering and Related Sciences; Mathematics; Regional and Urban Planning; Agricultural and Forest Sciences; Natural and Environmental Sciences; Medicine and Public Health; Social Sciences, Education, and Law; and Media Studies.
The scholarship application deadline varies depending on the course, but it generally falls between August and October 2023. To apply, you must submit your application directly to the course of your choice. You can find the application procedure, deadline, and required documents on the respective course websites.
To be eligible for a DAAD scholarship, you must be currently working for a public authority or state or private company in a developing country, engaged in planning and executing development policies. You must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in a related subject with excellent academic results and at least two years of related professional experience after the first degree (bachelor). Your academic degrees should not be more than six years old. For courses taught in German, you must pass a language examination (DSH 2 or TestDaF 4) before the start of the study course. For courses taught in English, you must prove adequate language skills.
The scholarship covers monthly payments of 861 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates, health, accident and personal liability insurance cover, and travel allowance (unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding). The scholarship duration is 12 to 24 months for Masters and 42 months for Ph.D.
To apply for a DAAD scholarship, visit the official website and read the FAQs and the 2024/2025 brochure. Then, apply directly to the course of your choice, following the application procedure and submitting the required documents. Make sure to meet the application deadline, which varies depending on the course.
For application: visit the official website
In conclusion, A DAAD scholarship provides a fantastic opportunity for students from eligible countries to pursue postgraduate studies in Germany. With various fields of study available and generous scholarship benefits, it’s an opportunity not to be missed. To apply, visit the official website and follow the application instructions. Good luck!