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DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses Master’s Scholarships

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DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses Master’s Scholarships

DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses Master’s Scholarships For Study In Germany: This programme is designed to further qualify future leaders in selected fields and to prepare them in practice-oriented courses for their professional life. Very good graduates with a first university degree and with at least two years of related professional experience after the first degree (bachelor) get the chance to obtain a master’s degree in disciplines that are of special relevance to the development of their home country in the fields mentioned below.

On completion of the academic education a six month practical phase will follow. With this programme, DAAD intends to support the improvement of employability: The programme contributes to the provision of academically qualified experts for the economic development within the special initiative´s core areas.

Requirements

The scholarship programme is open to graduates from Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia with mandatory focus in the following assigned fields:

  • Development of business parks and industrial zones
  • Agrobusiness and Value Creation
  • Automotive and Mobility
  • Information and Communication Technology/ Digital Economy/ New Technologies (including Renewable Energy/ Energy Efficiency)
  • Textile Industry

Target Group:

  • The programme is open for very well qualified graduates with a first university degree (bachelor or equivalent) and at least two year of  relevant working experience in the relevant fields (see above) who want to actively contribute to the social and economic development of their home countries.
  • It is offered both for young graduates with professional experience and for mid-career professionals.

Value

Scholarship of currently monthly 861 € for selected master´s programmes at German institutions of higher education listed below. The study programmes are usually starting in Sep/Oct 2021 and are taught in German and/or English.
• contributions to health insurance in Germany
• appropriate travel allowance
• study and research subsidy
• monthly rent subsidy where applicable,
• allowances for spouses and/or children where applicable.
• 2-months-German language course prior to the beginning of the respective course.

For courses taught in German: 6-months-German language course from April 2021 to September 2021. The language course takes place at selected institutes in Germany and usually not at the universities of the selected master’s programmes. The language course is compulsory.
• scholarships for a six-month practical phase after graduation possible

The scholarship holders are offered a special tutoring at their host institutions financed by DAAD. Furthermore, the scholars are invited to participate in different networking events.
DAAD-scholarship holders are exempt from tuition fees

Main DAAD selection criteria:
• study results so far
• Proof of Language Skills:

  • English – IELTS or TOEFL
  • German – required for courses taught in German
    Note: For detailed information see the relevant master´s course description on their web pages
    • at least two years of working experience in a relevant field at the time of application
    • a convincing description of the subject-related and personal motivation for the study project in Germany and the expected benefit when returning to the home country

    Most recent university degree should be obtained in the last six years prior to the application for the scholarship.
    Applicants who have stayed in Germany for more than 15 months at the time of the application deadline are not considered as eligible.
    All master´s courses have further additional requirements that must be fulfilled by the applicants in any case.

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DAAD 2021 Study Scholarships – Postgraduate Studies In The Field Of Architecture In Germany

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DAAD 2021 Study Scholarships – Postgraduate Studies In The Field Of Architecture In Germany

DAAD scholarships offer graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study. The scholarships also promote the exchange of experience and networking amongst colleagues.

Requirrements:

Foreign applicants who have gained a first university degree in the areas of Architecture, Interior Design, Monument Conservation, Urban Planning/Urban Development, Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme.

Benefits

In this study programme, you can complete

  • a Master’s degree/postgraduate degree leading to a final qualification, or
  • a complementary course that does not lead to a final qualification (not an undergraduate course)

at a state or state-recognised German university of your choice.
This programme only funds projects in the area of Design/Planning. Other DAAD scholarship programmes are available for applicants from the field of History of Architecture or applicants with a scientific project.

Duration of the funding

Master’s degree programme:

  • Between 10 and 24 months depending on the length of the chosen study programme or project
  • Start: usually from 1st October of the following year after the application, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study programme
  • The scholarships are awarded for the duration of the standard period of study for the chosen study programme (up to a maximum of 24 months). To receive further funding after the first year of study for 2-year courses, proof of academic achievements thus far should indicate that the study programme can be successfully completed within the standard period of study.
  • Applicants who are already in Germany in the first year of a postgraduate course at the time of application may apply for funding for their second year of study. In this case, it is not possible to extend the scholarship.

Complementary studies not leading to a final qualification

  • one academic year
  • Start: usually from 1st October of the following year after the application, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study programme

Value

  • A monthly payment of 861 euros
  • Travel allowance
  • One-off study allowance
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover

Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the DAAD 2021 Study Scholarships

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