KAAD Scholarships in Germany for Developing Countries

Are you a post-graduate or academic with professional experience who is interested in pursuing postgraduate studies or research stays in Germany? Then the KAAD Scholarships in Germany for Developing Countries might be just what you’re looking for!

Host Institutions:

German Universities and Higher Education Institutions

Fields of Study:

There is no specific subject preference, but the selection board tends to give preference to courses and subjects that are significant to the applicant’s home country.

Target Group:

Citizens of selected developing or emerging countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, or Latin America. Catholic applicants are preferred, but candidates from other religions can apply if they are proposed by Catholic partners and can prove their commitment to interreligious dialogue.

Eligibility Criteria for KAAD Scholarships in Germany for Developing Countries

To apply for the scholarship program, you must:

  • Come from a developing or emerging country in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, or Latin America
  • Have a university degree and professional experience from your home country
  • Want to acquire a master’s degree or a PhD at a German university or do a post-doctoral research project (2-6 months for established university lecturers) at a German university
  • Be a Catholic Christian (or generally belong to a Christian denomination).
  • Possess German language skills before starting the studies (KAAD can provide a language course of max. 6 months in Germany).
  • Scholarship Value/Inclusions:
  • The value and inclusions of the KAAD scholarships are not specified.

How to Apply for KAAD Scholarships in Germany for Developing Countries

If you’re interested in applying for the KAAD scholarships, visit the web page relevant to your region for eligibility requirements and application procedures. KAAD works with focus- and partner countries in your region, and there are Partner Committees in these countries to channel applications.

Applications for the September selection need to be completed by the 30th of June.
Applications for the March selection need to be completed by the 15th of January.

Don’t forget to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship. Good luck with your application!

Official Website: https://www.kaad.de/en/stipendien/stipendienprogramm-1

Deadline: 15 Jan/30 Jun (annual)
Study Location: Germany
Start Date: 2023