2021-22 Fully Funded DAAD Master and PhD Scholarships in Germany

Applications are invited for 2021-22 Fully Funded DAAD Master and PhD Scholarships in Germany. The DAAD Scholarships promotes the training of specialists from developing and newly industrialised countries. Well-trained local experts, who are networked with international partners, play an important part in the sustainable development of their countries. The scholars are the best guarantee for a better future with less poverty, more education and health for all.

Scholarship details

Place of study: State or state-recognised German universities
Eligible countries: Developing and newly industrialised countries

Level of study: Master and PhD

Duration of the funding: 12 to 36 months (dependent on study programme)

Field of Study: All disciplines exclusively for Postgraduate courses in Germany that are listed in 2020/21 list of all Postgraduate courses with application deadlines  and in 2021/22 list of all postgraduate courses with application deadlines . See list of Development-Related Postgraduate Courses – Educating Professionals for Sustainable Development for guidance


The applicants must:

  • Have at least two years’ professional experience from the following countries: list of eligible countries
  • Be from developing and newly industrialised countries


  • Depending on academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates 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
  • Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:
  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family


  • 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)
  • Candidates have a bachelor’s degree (usually a four-year course) in an appropriate subject
  • Candidates have at least two years’ professional experience
  • 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

How to Apply

Interested candidates are to complete application forms online

Further information, visit official website


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