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DAAD University Of Abomey-Calavi PhD Scholarship Programme 2024/25 For Sub-Saharan African Students


The programme 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. By training future academic and professional leaders, the programme contributes to the following long-term impacts: • Qualified professionals’ involvement in the solution of development-related problems in Sub-Saharan Africa • Graduates strengthening education and research in Sub-Saharan Africa • Structural strengthening and regional networking of partner institutions and partner universities

As part of this programme, the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences of the University of Abomey-Calavi offers a Master and a doctoral study programmes in biometrics, an area with strong relevance to national development of Sub-Saharan African countries


  • Tuition fees,

  • Study and research allowance

  • Printing allowance

  • Monthly Scholarship (Accommodation, Food etc.)

  • Travel allowance (In-Region only)

  • Insurance


  • have successfully completed generally a two-year university degree (doctoral candidates)

  • with above average results (second class upper division)

  • clearly show motivation and strong commitment

  • have thorough knowledge of the language of instruction

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

  • must be nationals or permanent resident 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

Deadline: 23rd of November 2023

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