Depending on the chosen study programme.
Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)
With its development-oriented postgraduate study programmes, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from development and newly industrialized countries. Well-trained local experts, who are networked with international partners, play an important part in the sustainable development of their countries. They are the best guarantee for a better future with less poverty, more education and health for all.
The scholarships offer foreign graduates from development and newly industrialised 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-recognised German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/PhD) in Germany.
Specializations for studying on this opportunity:
- Economic Sciences/ Business Administration/ Political Economics.
- Development Cooperation.
- Engineering and Related Sciences.
- Regional and Urban Planning.
- Agricultural and Forest Sciences.
- Natural and Environmental Sciences.
- Medicine and Public Health.
- Social Sciences, Education, and Law.
- Media Studies.
EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SOMALIA, MAURITANIA, IRAN, COMOROS.
OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.
12 to 36 months (dependent on study programme).
- The last academic degree (usually a Bachelor’s degree) should have been completed no longer than six years previously.
- At least two years’ relevant professional experience.
- Language requirements depend on the chosen study programme; please check the scholarship brochure or the website of your chosen study programme.
- 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.
- Depending on the 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.
First Step: Individual scholarships exclusively for Postgraduate courses in Germany that can be funded are listed on the “List of all Postgraduate courses with application deadlines”.
Second Step: Required documents (in the following order):
- DAAD application form (You can download it by pressing “Apply Now”).
- hand-signed CV (please use the Europass specimen from here).
- hand-signed letter of motivation.
- research exposé (if required by university).
- academic letter/s of recommendation from your university; the letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope).
- professional letter/s of recommendation from your employer; the letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope).
- confirmation of employment from the employer in your home country and if possible, a guarantee of re-employment upon your return home.
- Proof of language abilities:
– English – IELTS or TOEFL (Note: Institutional TOEFL will not be accepted).
– German – necessary for the courses taught in German.
– copies of awarded academic degrees.
– copies of academic transcripts.
– copy of School Leaving Certificate.
Third Step: Apply directly to the chosen study programme.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Ahmed Morsy/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Sarra Messili/ Algeria “
& “Mohamed Elsherbeny/ Egypt”
MARJ3 Scholarships team