With its development-oriented postgraduate study programs, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from development and newly industrialized 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 industrialized 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-recognized German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master's/PhD) in Germany.
Candidates who fulfill the necessary academic requirements and can be expected to successfully complete a study program in Germany (above-average result for first academic exam – top performance third, language skills)
Candidates who have a Bachelor degree (usually a four-year course) in an appropriate subject.
Candidates who have at least two years' professional experience.
Candidates who 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.
Depending on academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 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.
Deadline: Application is ongoing
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