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DAAD Short-Term Research Grants 2023 for Developing Countries


The primary aim of this programme is to promote research projects within the context of doctoral programmes.


  • Depending on academic level, monthly payments of euros 861.- for graduates, euros 1,200.- for doctoral candidates and postdocs

  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover

  • Travel allowance

  • In the case of a disability or chronic illness: subsidy for additional costs which result from the disability or chronic illness and are not covered by other funding providers: Further information


Excellently-qualified doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists who have completed a Master’s degree or Diplom, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research, or those who have already completed a PhD (postdocs). Doctoral candidates who are doing their entire doctorate at a German university are not eligible to apply.

What requirements must be met?

  • As a rule, applicants should not have graduated any longer than six years before the application deadline. If you already hold a doctoral degree, you should not have completed your doctorate more than four years ago. Doctoral candidates should not have started their doctoral degree any longer than three years previously.

  • Applicants who have been residents in Germany for longer than 15 months at the application deadline cannot be considered.


3rd April 2023

Click here for more details.


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