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Apply for the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme

Updated: Oct 26, 2020


The program aims at fostering strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa with the capacity to contribute to sustainable development. To this end, scholarships are granted for development-related Master or doctoral studies for individuals who plan to pursue a career in teaching and/or research at a higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa.


Tuition Fees, Study and research allowance annually, Printing allowance, Monthly Scholarship (Accommodation, Food, etc.) monthly In-Country, Travel allowance (In-Region only)


Applicants must meet the following DAAD criteria:

  • have completed generally a two-year university Master’s degree (doctoral candidates) with above average results (at least: Second Class/Upper Division if applicable)

  • clearly show motivation and a strong commitment

  • have a thorough knowledge of the language of instruction

  • have generally completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application

  • must be nationals or permanent residents of a Sub-Saharan African country

  • should generally be

a) staff member of a public university,

b) candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment,

c) from the public sector and/or d) Alumni of the DAFI-programme


15 December 2020

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