DAAD Opens Scholarships 2013/2014 with Relevance to Developing Countries


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.

University teaching staff, researchers and professionals holding an academic degree and with at least two years of experience in the public or private institutions in the following areas: Economic Sciences/Business Administration/ Political Economics, Development Co-operation, Engineering and related sciences, Mathematics, Regional Planning, Agricultural and Forest Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Medicine/Public Health, and Veterinary Medicine, Social Science, Education and Law, Media Studies.

Other criteria are required including a maximum of 36 years old, have a minimum of two years work experience after graduating scholars, as well as GPA 2.75 for the master program, and GPA 3.00 for doctoral program.

For postgraduate courses held in English request an international TOEFL (minimum score: 550 paper based, 213 computer based, 80 internet based) or IELTS (band 6). Some courses may expect a different level.

The application deadline is 31st July 2012. For more information please visit www.daadjkt.org