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Scholarships

DAAD EPOS Scholarship

Foreign applicants from DAC-list countries may apply for one of the restricted number of scholarships of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and through the program “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses”.

With its development-oriented postgraduate study programmes, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from development 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. They are the best guarantee for a better future with less poverty, more education and health for all. The scholarships offer foreign graduates from development and newly industrialised countries from all disciplines and with at least two years’ professional experience the chance to take a postgraduate or Master’s degree.

Application deadline: September 30th of the year preceding the year of enrollment!

Who can apply?
Graduates with at least two years’ professional experience

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

Admission Requirements

  • 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 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
Applications should be submit as hard copy to:
Ricarda Bruder Pedroso
Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT)
TH Köln (University of Applied Sciences)
Betzdorfer Straße 2
50679 Cologne
Germany

Next to the general application documents, applicants are required to hand in the following additional documents:

  • DAAD application form: pdf download
  • 2 letters of recommendation from your university; the letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date
  • as far as possible: German language proof of beginners level (A1/A2)
  • professional letter/s of recommendation from your employer; the letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope)
  • confirmation of employment from the employer in your home country and, if possible, a guarantee of re-employment upon your return home

 

Announcement

Application deadline for DAAD Scholarships: Applicants from DAC-list countries can apply for the Master program until September 30th of the year preceding enrollment.

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