International graduates from developing and newly developed countries with at least two years of professional experience can apply for DAAD scholarships to study for a postgraduate or master’s degree, or in exceptional cases, a doctoral degree, at a state or state-recognized German university and earn a university qualificatio

The DAAD scholarship from the Govt of Germany is a fully funded scholarship for national & international students from all over the world to pursue master’s and doctoral degree programmes in Germany. The scholarship is fully funded by the Germany govt and will bear all  the student costs during study. It is one of the DAAD’s Annual Largest Scholarships for students around the globe.

DAAD Host Institution(s):

German Universities

Study Level/Field(s):

students from Masters or PhD courses in 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,Economic Sciences/Business Administration/Political Economics; Development Cooperation;

NO of Scholarships:

Scholarship worth, benefits, and duration:

Unless these costs are covered by the home country or another source of support, the scholarships include monthly payments of 861 euros for graduates and 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates; payments for dental, injury, and personal liability insurance; and travel allowance.

Masters scholarships last 12 to 24 months (depending on the institution) and PhD scholarships last 42 months.

Eligibility requirements:

Works for a government, a state, or a private sector in a developing world, and is responsible for the preparation and implementation of directives and projects with a focus on development policies affecting technical, economic, or social issues.

• Has a Bachelor’s degree in a similar field (normally four years).

Has a high-achieving academic degree (upper third) and, preferably, at least two years of related professional experience after the first degree (bachelor).

• His or her academic degrees should be no older than six years.

For German language courses (scholarship requires a 6-month language course): Before beginning the study course, you must pass the language review DSH 2 or TestDaF 4. As a result, a minimum German language level of B1 is required at the time of application, which must be documented with a certificate.

For English courses, you’ll need an IELTS (Band 6) or TOEFL ranking (minimum score: 550 paper based, 213 computer based, 80 internet based)

Instructions for the application:

Applications must be sent directly to the course in question. The application process, the application date, and the documentation that must be submitted can all be found on the respective course websites. The deadline varies by course, but it usually falls between August and October 2021.

It is important to read the FAQs and the 2022/2023 brochure, as well as to go to the official website to get the application form and more details on how to apply for this scholarship


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