DAAD Masters Scholarship for International Students
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst(German Academic Exchange Service) is inviting applications for its development-oriented postgraduate study programmes. DAAD promotes the training of specialists from developing and newly industrialized countries.
Of course, well-trained experts with international connections play an important role in the sustainable development of their respective countries. Consequently, they are the sure bet for a better and brighter future with less poverty, more education, and health for all.
About this Scholarship Program
The scholarships offer foreign graduates from developing and nascent industrialized nations 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 university in Germany -- and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree and to obtain a university qualification (Master's/Ph.D.) in Germany.
Who is Eligible to Apply?
Graduates with at least two years' professional experience from the following countries:View Here!
Duration of Program & Funding
About 12 to 36 months ( all depending on study programme)
Areas of Study Available
Worth of Scholarship
Full tuition -- depending on academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates candidates or 1,200 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
- Social sciences
- Public health
- Engineering and related sciences
- Media studies
- Rural/urban planning
- Agriculture and forest sciences
- Development cooperation
- Natural and environmental science
- Political sciences
Under some circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:
Monthly rent subsidy
Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family
-Applicants must be working with either for a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country and, as such, is engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with emphasis on development policies having a bearing on technological, economic or social areas.
- Applicants must fulfill the necessary academic requirements and | can be expected to complete a study programme in Germany (above-average result for the first academic exam -- top third performance in language skills)
- Applicants must have a Bachelor degree (usually a four-year course) in an appropriate subject(Result must be above average and not more than six years old.
- Applicants have at least two years' experience
- Applicants can prove their motivation is development-related and be expected to take on social responsibility after their training.
Language skills --For study courses in German
(scholarship includes a preparatory 6-month German language course in Germany) | A minimum German language level of B1 at the time of application is a requirement, that needs to be proofed by providing a current certificate.
-For study courses in English
| IELTS (Band 6) certificate or TOEFL (minimum score: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based)
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