Sunday, October 18, 2015
Brief description: Germany: DAAD is offering Masters Scholarships for students from developing countries at German universities 2016/2017. Applications for 2016/17 will be accepted from June 1 through October 15, 2015.
Subject Areas: Postgraduate Courses for Professionals with Relevance to Developing Countries
About Scholarship
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides scholarships in Germany for international students for a range of postgraduate courses at German Universities which aim at providing academically educated young professionals from developing countries with further specialized studies.
Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified
Scholarship Type: Internationally recognized Master’s degree
Who is eligible to Apply?
If you would like to apply for the DAAD scholarship “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses,” please make sure that you fulfill the following formal requirements:
  • You hold at least a four-year Bachelor’s degree, completed with above-average results;
  • You received your latest degree no more than six years ago;
  • You have at least two years of full-time professional experience gained after the completion of your first university degree;
  • Your English test scores meet the German University requirements.
Number of Scholarships: Several
Duration: 12-24 months, depending on the particular institution
Eligible Countries: Any developing country
To be taken at (country): in German institutions of Higher education
Application Deadline: The general deadline for application is October 15 0r December 2015 (depending on the German institution)
Applicants from Cameroon or Nigeria must submit their application file to the German Embassy in their home country.
Please send your documents in good time to ensure their timely arrival at the higher insitution.
Offered annually? Yes
How to Apply
Scholarship applicants from developing countries can apply directly to the postgraduate course. For further information about the application deadlines please contact the respective postgraduate course, because the deadlines may vary from university to university. 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.
Get all details about this scholarship here
Sponsors: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Important Notes: The postgraduate course and/or the university decide on admission after consideration of the application documents. Admission to the university is a prerequisite for receiving a DAAD scholarship. However, applicants do not need to request early or pre-admission to the university. Also note that the selection process for all postgraduate courses lasts from the end of October until February.