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Apply for the Helmut-Schmidt-Programme (Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance

Brief Description The DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme (known as Public Policy and Good Governance) supports future leaders from developing countries (see list of countries), who want to promote democracy and social justice in their home countries. The programme, which is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, offers the chance to acquire a Master’s degree in Master programmes of particular relevance for the social, political and economic development in the students’ countries of origin. In the light of the principles of Good Governance, highly qualified graduates with a first academic degree are being educated in political science, law, economics and administration and prepared for future leading positions in their home countries. Eligibility Very well qualified graduates with a first university degree (bachelor or equivalent) who in the future want to actively contribute to the social and economic development of their home countries. The scholarships are offered both for young graduates with-out professional experience and for mid-career professionals. The scholarship scheme is open to candidates from developing countries. For more information, click here


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