German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering DAAD postgraduate scholarships for Developing Countries. These opportunities are open to pursuing a postgraduate degree program at German institutions of Higher education.

  • Application Deadline: Depending on the chosen study programme; check deadlines.
  • University or Organization: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: The studentships are available to pursue a postgraduate degree at a state or state-recognized German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/PhD) in Germany.
  • Award: 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates
  • Access Mode: Post or electronically
  • Number of Awards: Not known
  • Nationality: Foreign Students
  • The award can be taken in Germany
  • Language: English or German



  • Eligible Countries: Foreign Students are eligible to apply
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be for pursuing development-related postgraduate courses.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  1. The applicants must be Graduates with at least two years’ professional experience. They fulfil the necessary academic requirements and can be expected to successfully complete a study programme in Germany (above-average result for the first academic exam – top performance third, language skills)
  2. Candidates can prove their motivation is development-related and be expected to take on social responsibility and initiate and support processes of change in their personal and professional environment after their training/scholarship.

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