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Study Scholarships for Graduates of All Disciplines

Awarded by DAAD


Study scholarships are awarded to provide foreign graduates of all disciplines with opportunities to complete a postgraduate or Master's course at a state (public) or state-recognised German higher education institution and to gain a degree in Germany (Master's/Diploma).

Any teaching staff predominantly or exclusively involved in non-degree programs is not eligible. Even if an applicant has qualified for a scholarship after the interview, the DAAD scholarship will only be granted after admission to the study program chosen.


Open to excellently qualified junior teaching staff from state universities and from private universities and researchers from state-run research institutions in any field of study/research who hold a first degree (Bachelors Degree) with some teaching/research experience. Check website for further details.

Study Length

10–24 months (initially, scholarships are awarded for one academic year and can be extended for students with good study achievements to cover the full length of the chosen degree course).

Award Value

€750 plus travel and luggage cost and health insurance allowance along with a study and research allowance. Tuition fees cannot be paid by the DAAD. Furthermore, the DAAD will pay a study and research allowance and, where appropriate, a rent subsidy and family allowance.

Application procedure

Detailed information on what application papers need to be submitted can be found on the application form for 'Research Grants and Study Scholarships' on external link.

Study Level

  • Postgraduate


Contact Details

  • 20 7831 9511
  • 20 78 31 85 75
  • German Academic Exchange Service
    1 Southampton Place
    WCIA 2DA

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the DAAD by using the links below.


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