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DAAD Scholarships 2024 In Germany | Fully Funded

The German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD scholarship for Master’s and PhD 2024 are available for masters and PhD degree programs in multiple fields of study. What are you waiting for? Apply now DAAD Scholarship 2023.

DAAD Scholarship in Germany Details

  • Scholarship Country: Germany
  • Scholarship By: Funded by the BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development)
  • Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
  • Course Level: Masters, Ph.D.
  • Duration: 12 Months, 24 Months, 36 Months
  • Deadline: Varies from University to University

DAAD SCHOLARSHIPS Financial Benefits

  • Monthly payments of €850 for graduates or €1,200 for PhD candidates depending on the candidate’s academic level.
  • Health and accident insurance payments.
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding.

A scholarship holder may receive the following additional benefits under special circumstances:

  • Monthly rent
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying family members.

List of Universities & Courses For Postgraduate Courses Under DAAD

Economic Sciences/Business Administration/Political Economics

  • University: Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) Berlin
    • Course: Master’s Programme in International and Development Economics – MIDE- Advertisement –
  • University Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
    • Course: MSc Development Economics
  • University: Universität Leipzig
    • Course: Small Enterprise Promotion and Training

Development Cooperation:

  • University: Ruhr-Universität Bochum
    • Course: Development Management
  • University: Universität Bonn and United Nations Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)
    • Course: Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security
  • University: Universität Bonn, Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung (ZEF)
    • Course: Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (BIGS-DR)
  • University: Hochschule Rhein-Waal, Campus Kleve
    • Course: Sustainable Development Management

Engineering and Related Sciences:

  • University: Technische Universität Dresden
    • Course: Hydro Science and Engineering
  • University: Technische Universität Dresden
    • Course: Textile and Ready-Made Clothing Technology
  • University: Europa-Universität Flensburg
    • Course: Master of Engineering in “Energy and Environmental Management in Developing Countries” (formerly SESAM)
  • University: Leibniz Universität Hannover
    • Course: Water Resources and Environmental Management – WATENV
  • University: Universität Oldenburg
    • Course: Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy – PPRE
  • University: Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart
    • Course: Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics
  • University: Universität Stuttgart
    • Course: Master’s Program Infrastructure Planning
  • University: Universität Stuttgart
    • Course: Air Quality Control, Solid Waste and Waste Water Process Engineering (WASTE)
  • University: Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
    • Course: Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering – NHRE


  • University: Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
    • Course: PhD-Programme “Mathematics in Industry and Commerce” – MIC

Regional and Urban Planning:

  • University: Technische Universität Berlin
    • Course: Urban Management – UM
  • University: Technische Universität Dortmund
    • Course: SPRING – Regional Development Planning and Management
  • University: Universität Stuttgart
    • Course: Master of Science Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design – MSc. IUSD

Agricultural and Forest Sciences:

  • University: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
    • Course: Agricultural Sciences and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics – ARTS
  • University: Technische Universität Dresden
    • Course: Tropical Forestry
  • University: Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen and Universität Hohenheim
    • Course: IPPAE: International Ph.D. Program in Agricultural Economics, Bioeconomy and Rural Development
  • University: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
    • Course: Tropical and International Forestry
  • University: Universität Hohenheim
    • Course: Agricultural Economics – AgEcon
  • University: Leibniz Universität Hannover
    • Course: Master of Science in International Horticulture

Natural and Environmental Sciences:

  • University: Universität Bremen
    • Course: M.Sc. Marine Biology – International Studies in Aquatic Tropical Ecology (ISATEC)
  • University: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
    • Course: Environmental Governance – MEG
  • University: Universität Greifswald
    • Course: Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation – LENC
  • University: Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT)
  • University: Technische Hochschule Köln
    • Course: Natural Resources Management and Development (NRM)/Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)/Renewable Energy Management (REM)
  • Course: Integrated Water Resources Management – IWRM MSc Joint Exchange Program with a focus on the Middle East and Northern Africa Region
  • University: Technische Hochschule Köln, Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) and German Jordanian University (GJU), Jordan
  • University: Technische Hochschule Köln, Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) and Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi (UASLP), Mexico
    • Course: Environment and Resources Management (ENREM) – Focus Latin America

Medicine/Public Health:

  • University: Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin,
  • University: Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
    • Course: Master of Science in International Health (Berlin)
  • University: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
    • Course: Master of Science in Global Urban Health
  • University: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
    • Course: Master of Science in International Health (Heidelberg)

Social Sciences, Education and Law:

  • University: Technische Universität Dresden
    • Course: Vocational Education and Personnel Capacity Building
  • University: Ludwigsburg University of Education (PH Ludwigsburg) and Helwan University Cairo, Egypt
    • Course: International Education Management – INEMA
  • University: Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC)
    • Course: Master of Laws in Intellectual Property and Competition Law

Media Studies:

For more information about eligible postgraduate courses, visit DAAD scholarship eligible courses. 

Eligibility Criteria of the DAAD Scholarship Germany

Typical Scholarship Holder:

  • He works either for a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country and, as such, participates in the planning and implementation of directives and projects with an emphasis on development policies that have an impact on technological, economic or social areas.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree (usually four years) in a related subject.
  • Completed an academic degree with results well above average (upper third) and at least two years of relevant professional experience after the first degree (Bachelor’s) at the time of application.
  • His academic degree should normally not be more than six years old.

Applicants who have resided in Germany for more than 15 months by the application deadline cannot be considered.

Language skills

  • For study courses in German (The scholarship includes a 6-month preparatory German language course in Germany): Passed the DSH 2 or TestDaF 4 language exam before the start of the course. Therefore, a minimum German language level of B1 at the time of application is a requirement that needs to be proven by presenting a current certificate.
    Note: Passing a language test is an essential prerequisite for enrollment at the respective German university, and it is not possible to pass the required German language courses (DSH or TestDaF) without any previous basic knowledge of the German language (at least B1 level), even with the six-month intensive course in Germany .
  • For courses in English: IELTS (Band 6) or TOEFL certificate (minimum score: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based).

List of Required Documents

  • A DAAD application form can be found under Application Procedures.
  • Hand signed CV.
  • Hand-signed letter of motivation (with reference to current occupation), maximum 2 pages.
  • Academic recommendation letter(s) (Letters must have letterhead, signature and official stamp and must be recent).
  • Professional letter(s) of recommendation from the employer (the letter must have letterhead, signature and official seal and must be recent).
  • Confirmation of employment from your employer in your home country and, if applicable, a guarantee of re-employment.
  • Proof of language abilities: English – TOEFL or IELTS (note: we only accept academic TOEFL).
  • Proof of German language abilities – essential for courses taught in German; For courses taught in English, if applicable
  • Copies of awarded academic degrees (certified with certified translation if required)
  • Copies of academic transcripts (certified with certified translation if necessary)

How to Apply for DAAD SCHOLARSHIP ?

The applicant must submit the application online, fill in the application form and upload the documents. To Apply Please Visit the Official website of the DAAD.


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