30 April 2019


 Marburg, Germany.

(Paid opportunity)


Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund Program

Supporting young scholars is one of the University of Marburg’s declared objectives. The University advocates the preparation of young scientists for their work in research and teaching.

The University of Marburg is a partner of the Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund and within this framework awards scholarships for doctoral work in the natural sciences, business administration and economics, and education.

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Doctoral projects that deal with the following themes will receive extra consideration for funding:

1. Phytopharmacy and Phytomedicine with topics in Pharmacology (Antiinflammation, Immunology, Neuroprotection / -degeneration)
2. Analytics and Structure-activity relationship
3. Drug Development (extracts, dosage forms, therapeutic systems (e.g. transdermal)

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Computer science
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics
  • Business administration
  • Economics
  • Education

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Three years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants must hold a citizenship from one of the above listed countries and should currently reside in that country. They must be able to demonstrate their willingness to return to their home country.
  • Applicants must hold an academic qualification equivalent to a German university degree and fulfill the requirements for admission to doctoral candidacy at the respective department of University of Marburg.
  • English language skills: Please note that the test result may not be older than two yearso   TOEFL©IBT score: at least 80 (Internet Based Test)o   IELTS© Academic score: at least Band 6
  • German language skills are not required at the time of application. Candidates are, however, expected to be willing to learn German after their arrival.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid opportunity)

  • Amount of scholarship: € 1,340 per month plus, where applicable, a family allowance, language course costs, and a set research allowance

How to Apply

First Step: 

After successful completion, you will receive a confirmation by Email with further information about the registration at the application portal Mobility-Online.

  • Upload all required documents directly at the portal Mobility-Online. Do not send documents by Email.

Second Step:

The following documents must be uploaded to the application portal Mobility-Online:

  • Bachelor transcript and degree certificate (English or original language document with a certified English translation)
  • Master or Diploma transcript and degree certificate (see above)
  • Proof of language proficiency (TOEFL© or IELTS© test score)
  • Academic curriculum vitae (in tabular form, no more than 2 pages)
    • Personal information, address, main areas of research, description of academic career to date, academic prizes and publication list if applicable
  • Two letters of recommendation from university professors (written in English)
  • Statement of Purpose directed to the Foundation (no more than 2 pages)
    • Motivation for pursuing a doctoral degree at University of Marburg, highlighting personal strengths
    • Reasons why you are applying for a Yousef Jameel Scholarship and the relevance of your proposed research project for your home country’s development
  • Doctoral project summary in English (one page, no more than 450 words)
  • Doctoral project description (5-10 pages) including a work and time schedule and a statement on how the proposed project matches the research profile at University of Marburg; bibliography

Third Step:

  • Submit your application form.

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This Scholarship Published by:
“Fathy Mohamed/ Egypt “

Reviewed by” Hend Younis / Egypt “
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team