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DAAD Scholarships in Germany for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses

Benefits


The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarships offer foreign graduates from development and newly industrialized countries from all disciplines and with at least two years’ professional experience the chance to take a postgraduate or Master’s 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.

Eligibility


• Works either for a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country and, as such, is engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with emphasis on development policies having a bearing on technological, economic or social areas.

• Holds a Bachelor’s degree (normally four years) in a related subject.

• Has completed an academic degree with far above average results (upper third) and ideally at least two years of related professional experience after the first degree (bachelor).

• His/her academic degrees should normally not be more than six years old.

• For study courses in German (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 proofed 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


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. Deadline varies depending on the course but falls around August-October 2020.

It is important to read the FAQs and the 2021/2022 brochure and visit the official website to access the application form and for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Disclaimer


Please note that this is not the official scholarship webpage. Mauritian students are eligible for this scholarship but not guaranteed to be awarded one. For complete and updated information on this scholarship, please check 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

  • Offered by:

    DAAD

  • Country:

    Germany

  • Level:

    Masters/PhD Degree

  • Field of study:

    Masters or PhD courses in 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. See the complete list of eligible development-related postgraduate courses for 2021/2022.

  • Website

    https://www.scholars4dev.com/1002/daad-scholarships-for-postgraduate-courses-with-special-relevance-to-developing-countries/

  • Deadline:

    Aug-Oct 2020 (annual)

  • Starting date:

    Next course starts AY 2021/2022