DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Scholarship in Germany, 2018

DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Scholarship in Germany, 2018

DAAD in Germany invites applications for the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) for 2018/2019.

With its development-oriented postgraduate study programmes, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from development and newly industrialised countries. Well-trained local experts, who are networked with international partners, play an important part in the sustainable development of their countries.

They are the best guarantee for a better future with less poverty, more education and health for all. The scholarships offer foreign graduates from development and newly industrialised 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-recognised German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/PhD) in Germany

Worth of Award

  • Depending on the academic level, monthly payments of 750 euros for graduates or 1,000 euros for doctoral candidates
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding

Eligibility

Graduates with at least two years’ professional experience

How to Apply

Submit these documents in your applications.

  • DAAD application form
  • hand-signed CV (please use the europass specimen form
  • hand-signed letter of motivation (with reference to current occupation) maximum 2 pages
  • academic letter/s of recommendation (the letters must have a letterhead, a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date
  • professional letter/s of recommendation from your employer (the letters must have a letterhead, a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date)
  • confirmation of employment from the employer in your home country and -if possible- a guarantee of re-employment upon your return home

Deadline: applications deadline depends on the chosen study programme; please check scholarship brochure or the website of your chosen study programme.

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