The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering scholarships in Germany for international students in Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS).
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.
Host Country:

  • Geramny

Host Institutions:

  • German Universities offering development-related postgraduate courses

Funded By:

  • The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Course Level:

  • Master’s Courses
  • Ph.D. Courses

Fields of Study:

  • Masters in Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security:
    • Deadline: 15.01.2018
  • PhD Programme Mathematics in Industry and Commerce – MIC:Deadline:
    • 15.01.2018
  • Masters in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) :
    • Deadline: 31.01.2018
  • Masters in Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design – IUSD:
    • Deadline: 15.02.2018
  • Masters in International Media Studies:
    • Deadline:31.03.2018
  • Masters in International Agribusiness and Rural Development – IARD :
    • Deadline: 01.04.2018
  • Masters in International Education Management – INEMA:
    • Deadline: 31.05.2018

Course Duration:

  • 12 to 36 months (dependent on study programme)

Scholarship Value:

  • Depending on academic level, monthly payments of 750 euros for graduates or 1,000 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

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Graduates with at least two years’ professional experience
  • Candidates have a Bachelor degree (usually a four-year course) in an appropriate subject
  • Candidates 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
  • Candidates fulfil the necessary academic requirements and can be expected to successfully complete a study programme in Germany (above-average result for first academic exam – top performance third, language skills)

For more information about eligibility criteria; Please visit Application Requirements and select your status and your country of origin to enable you to apply
Required Documents:
Required Documents are varied with the country  For more information; Please visit “Application Procedure” and select your status and your country of origin to enable you to apply.
Application Deadline:
Depending on chosen study programme; please check scholarship brochure or the website of your chosen study programme.


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