The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) – Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst – supports a range of postgraduate courses at German universities which aim at providing academically educated young professionals from Developing Countries with further specialized studies. The DAAD supports these selected programs with a certain quota of scholarships and with financial assistance for a special tutoring system. At the end of the course (programs run 12 to 36 months, depending on the particular institution) participants can obtain an internationally recognized Master’s or in some courses PhD degree.
2013-2014 DAAD Scholarships for International Developing Countries Details
|Field of Study||Economic Sciences / Business Administration/ Political Economics, Development Co-operation, Engineering and related sciences, Mathematics, Regional Planning, Agricultural and Forest Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Public Health / Veterinary Medicine / Medicine, Social Science, Education and Law, Media Studies|
|How To Apply||Scholarship applicants from developing countries (on the DAC List of the OECD) can apply at the German embassy or DAAD regional office, directly at the DAAD in Bonn or directly to the university.
Applicants should be sure to check information regarding application closing dates directly with the individual universities because they may vary from the general deadlines listed above.
The selection process generally takes place at the universities in the period from November to February.
Scholarships are usually awarded for the following winter semester.
|Closing Date||The general closing dates for applications are as follows: