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Apply for DAAD Scholarship for Masters and Ph.D. Germany


DAAD Scholarship 2021 is a fully-funded scholarship. This scholarship is only available for masters or Ph.D. studies at the top German Universities.


  • Depending on an academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates.

  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding

  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover.

  • One-off study allowance.

Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  • Monthly rent subsidy.

  • Contribution towards tuition fees that may be charged by the university (max. € 500.- per semester).


To be eligible for DAAD Scholarship 2021 for Masters and Ph.D. Germany, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Required Languages: English or German.

    • For international programs, the language of instruction is English. You are usually required to submit an English language certificate e.g. TOEFL or IELTS.

    • For other programs, the language of instruction is German. You are usually required to submit a German language certificate e.g. DSH or TestDaF.

  • Candidates have a Bachelor's degree (usually a four-year course) or Masters's degree in an appropriate subject.

  • Candidates have at least two years’ professional experience.

  • Candidates can prove their motivation is development-related and be expected to take on social responsibility and initiate and support processes of change in their personal and professional environment after their training/scholarship.


It varies per course.

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