Study in Germany and get paid monthly, (Development-related postgraduate courses, EPOS)

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Study in Germany and get paid monthly, (Development-related postgraduate courses, EPOS)

Deadlines: Variable (September 30, 2017- March 31, 2018)

 

  • Overview

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 at a state or state-recognised German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/PhD) in Germany.

 

Who can apply?

Graduates with at least two years’ professional experience

 

What is supported?

Individual scholarships exclusively for Postgraduate courses in Germany that are listed on the “List of all Postgraduate courses with application deadlines”.

 

Duration of funding

12 to 36 months (dependent on study programme)

 

Value

  • Depending on academic level, monthly payments of 750 euros for graduates or 1,000 euros for doctoral candidates
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding

 

Selection

  • Candidates fulfill 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

 

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  • Application requirements

What requirements have to be fulfilled?

– The last academic degree (usually a Bachelor’s degree) should have been completed no longer than six years previously

– At least two years’ relevant professional experience

 

Language skills

Depending on chosen study programme; please check scholarship brochure or the website of your chosen study programme.

 

  • Application Procedure

 

Application documents

Required documents (in the following order):

  • DAAD application form
  • hand-signed CV (please use the europass specimen form at http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/)
  • hand-signed letter of motivation (with reference to current occupation)
  • research exposé (if required by university)
  • academic letter/s of recommendation from your university; the letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope)
  • 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
  • Proof of language abilities
    – English – IELTS or TOEFL (Note: Institutional TOEFL will not be accepted)
    – German – necessary for the courses taught in German; for the courses taught in English, if available
    – copies of awarded academic degrees
    – copies of academic transcripts
    – copy of School Leaving Certificate

Note: Some courses may require additional documents. For detailed information, please see the relevant course description on the following pages. All documents must be submitted as identical duplicates.

 

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Application deadline

Depending on chosen study programme; please check scholarship brochure or the website of your chosen study programme.

 

Application address

Apply directly to the chosen study programme

 

  • Contact and Consulting

More detailed information

– Brochure “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses – Educating Professionals for Sustainable Development 2018/2019”

– FAQ (update will be available soon)

 


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Kunlere Idowu

Kunlere is an environment and sustainable development strategist with years of active experience in environmental compliance monitoring and enforcement. You may follow him on Twitter via @kunlere_idowu

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