31 January 2019


Berlin, Germany

(Fully Funded)


IPS programme for the Arab countries

During an intensive four-week programme, participants have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of the German parliamentary system and political decision making processes.

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In 2019, for the eighth time, the German Bundestag is once again offering a scholarship programme for politically engaged young graduates from the Arab region who are interested in the German parliamentary system and play an active role in promoting core democratic values in their home countries.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • German parliamentary system
  • German history and culture
  • freedom of religion
  • minority issues

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

One month from 1 – 30 September 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Citizenship of an Arab country
  • Under the age of 35 at the start of the scholarship
  • University degree
  • Very good knowledge of German
  • An interest in politics, and social/political commitment

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • The Programme covers:

– 500 euros as monthly scholarship, costs of health, accident and personal liability insurance, accommodation, the costs of travel to and from Berlin covered.

How to Apply

First Step: Download the application form here

Second Step: Fill in all the application form fields

Third Step: send the application along with th following documents to the the German mission in your country.

  • Passport photo (please attach this to the first page of the application form);
  • Application form.
  • Evidence of very good knowledge of German;
  • Personal statement of reasons for applying (maximum of two pages);
  • Copy of passport or ID card;
  • Certified copy of university degree certificate1;
  • Letter of recommendation in German or English (from a university professor or employer, assessing the applicant’s qualification for the programme).

Note: Your application should be submitted in German.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mohamed Islam/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Shaimaa Abdelmoneim/ Egypt 
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team