The DAAD is a study initiative that is established to supports over 100,000 German and international scholars worldwide. The international study scheme is known as world’s largest funding organization of its kind. The aim of the scheme is to promote internationalization efforts at German universities thereby assist developing countries in build their higher education system through shared knowledge, and support German Studies and German language programs abroad.
- Host Organization: DAAD
- The program can be taken in Germany
- Course Level: Undergraduate and Graduate Studies
- Award: the study scheme comprises of partially funded and fully funded scholarship.
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: International students
- International students are eligible to apply for the DAAD program.
- Applicant must have a good academic record to qualify
- Must have no previous criminal record
German DAAD Benefits
- Beneficiaries will receive a monthly payment of 850 euros
- Travel allowance
- One-off study allowance
- Insurance: Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
- Monthly rent subsidy
- For PhD scholars, a monthly allowance for accompanying members of the family will be provided.
German course preparation
German DAAD offers the following services:
- The DAAD scheme would cover the Payment of course fees for the online language course “Deutsch-Uni Online (DUO)” for six months after Award Letter is issued.
- The fee for a DSH examination taken during the program period may be reimbursed for scholarship holders who have earlier taken a language course.
- Allowance during the program period
- Reimbursement of the fees for the TestDaF test which has either been taken in the home country after receipt of the Award Letter or in Germany before the end of the funding period.
How to Apply
- Supporting Documents: Students who intend to apply for the scholarship must be ready to submit the below listed
- Academic Certificates,
- Official Transcript
- Evidence of participation in a language course is compulsory if the language of instruction or working language is German at the German host institution. and
- Notarized translations may be scanned in non-certified form and uploaded to the DAAD portal.
- Original copies provided will be verified on registration or student matriculation
- Language Requirements: Candidates are required to provide a certificate of proficiency in English at the higher level if their first language is not English.
DAAD online portal is the only medium for application. Applicants are required to send additional documents to the application address by post. The DAAD portal opens about 6 weeks before the application deadline