Friday, April 23, 2021

EPOS DAAD Scholarships in Germany for Development, 2021/2022

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LEVEL: Masters, PhD
TYPE: Training
FUNDING: Fully Funded
OPEN TO: Specific countries
PLACE: Germany
STATUS: 160 Days left

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) promotes the training of specialists from development and newly industrialized countries by supporting their citizens to study in Germany. The EPOS DAAD Scholarships in Germany programme believes that well-trained local experts, who are networked with international partners, play an important part in the sustainable development of their countries.

The EPOS DAAD Scholarships offer foreign graduates from development and newly industrialized countries from all disciplines a chance to take a postgraduate or Master’s degree at a state or state-recognized German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/PhD) in Germany.

Programme Details

  • Host Institutions: EPOS partner Institutions (see list below).
  • Field of study: List of Courses below.
  • Number of awards: Not specified.
  • Duration: 12 to 36 months (dependent on study programme).
  • Eligible countries: The EPOS DAAD Scholarships in Germany for Development is open to nationals of developing and newly industrialised countries.

EPOS DAAD Scholarships in Germany Benefits

The program will provide successful applicants with the following benefits:

  1. Depending on academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates
  2. Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  3. Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding

EPOS DAAD Scholarships Available courses, Host institutions and Deadlines

The list below show all available courses at partner universities with their application deadline in the Framework of the EPOS DAAD Scholarships.

Economic Sciences/Business Administration/Political Economics

Master’s Programme in International and Development Economics – MIDE
Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) Berlin
Application deadline: .

MSc Development Economics
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Application periode: to .

Small Enterprise Promotion and Training
Universität Leipzig
Application deadline: .

Development Cooperation

Development Management
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Application deadline: . Applications have to be submitted via the online application platform which can be accessed via the programme’s website from January 2021 onwards.

Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security
Universität Bonn and United Nations Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)
Application deadline: .

Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (BIGS-DR)
Universität Bonn, Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung (ZEF)
Application deadline: .

Sustainable Development Management
Hochschule Rhein-Waal, Campus Kleve
Application deadline: .

Engineering and Related Sciences

Hydro Science and Engineering
Technische Universität Dresden
Application deadline: .

Textile and Ready-Made Clothing Technology
Technische Universität Dresden
Application deadline: .

Master of Engineering in “Energy and Environmental Management in Developing Countries” (formerly SESAM)
Europa-Universität Flensburg
Application deadline: Available on Course website.

Water Resources and Environmental Management – WATENV
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Application deadline: .

Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy – PPRE
Universität Oldenburg
Application deadline: .

Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics
Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart
Application deadline: .

Master’s Program Infrastructure Planning
Universität Stuttgart
Application periode: to .

Air Quality Control, Solid Waste and Waste Water Process Engineering (WASTE)
Universität Stuttgart
Application periode: to .

Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering – NHRE
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Application deadline: .


PhD-Programme “Mathematics in Industry and Commerce” – MIC
Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Application deadline: .

Regional and Urban Planning

Urban Management – UM
Technische Universität Berlin
Application deadline: .

SPRING – Regional Development Planning and Management
Technische Universität Dortmund
Application deadline: .

Master of Science Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design – MSc. IUSD
Universität Stuttgart
Application deadline: please visit for details.

Agricultural and Forest Sciences

Agricultural Sciences and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics – ARTS
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Application deadline: .

Tropical Forestry
Technische Universität Dresden
Application deadline: .

IPPAE: International Ph.D. Program in Agricultural Economics, Bioeconomy and Rural Development
Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen and Universität Hohenheim
Application deadline: .

Tropical and International Forestry
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Application deadline: .

Agricultural Economics – AgEcon
Universität Hohenheim
Application deadline: .

Master of Science in International Horticulture
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Application deadline: .

Natural and Environmental Sciences

M.Sc. Marine Biology – International Studies in Aquatic Tropical Ecology (ISATEC)
Universität Bremen
Application deadline: .

Environmental Governance – MEG
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Application deadline: .

Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation – LENC
Universität Greifswald
Application deadline: .

Natural Resources Management and Development (NRM)/Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)/Renewable Energy Management (REM)
Technische Hochschule Köln, Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT)
Application deadline: .

Integrated Water Resources Management – IWRM MSc Joint Exchange Program with focus on Middle East and Northern Africa Region
Technische Hochschule Köln, Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) and German Jordanian University (GJU), Jordan
Application deadline: .

Environment and Resources Management (ENREM) – Focus Latin America
Technische Hochschule Köln, Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) and Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi (UASLP), Mexico
Application deadline: .

Medicine/Public Health

Master of Science in International Health (Berlin)
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin,
Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Application deadline: .

Master of Science in Global Urban Health
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Application deadline: .

Master of Science in International Health (Heidelberg)
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Application periode: to .

Social Sciences, Education and Law

Vocational Education and Personnel Capacity Building
Technische Universität Dresden
Application deadline: .

International Education Management – INEMA
Ludwigsburg University of Education (PH Ludwigsburg) and Helwan University Cairo, Egypt
Application deadline: Please visit for the current application deadline.

Master of Laws in Intellectual Property and Competition Law
Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC)
Application deadline: .

Media Studies

International Media Studies
Deutsche Welle Akademie, Universität Bonn, and Hochschule Bonn Rhein-Sieg
Application deadline: .

EPOS DAAD Scholarships in Germany Eligibility

To qualify for the EPOS DAAD Scholarships, Applicants must:

  • Works either for a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country and, as such, is engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with emphasis on development policies having a bearing on technological, economic or social areas;
  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree (normally four years) in a related subject;
  • Has completed an academic degree with far above average results (upper third)
  • Has least two years of related professional experience after the frst degree (bachelor) at the time of application
  • His/her academic degrees should normally not be more than six years old.
  • Language Skills:
    • For study courses in German (scholarship includes a preparatory 6-month German language course in Germany): Successful passing of the language examination DSH 2 or TestDaF 4 before the start of the study course. Therefore a minimum German language level of B1 at the time of application is a requirement, that needs to be proofed by providing a certificate
    • For courses in English: IELTS (Band 6) certificate or TOEFL (minimum score: 550 paper based, 213 computer based, 80 internet based)

You may also be eligible for the:

  1. Catholic KAAD Scholarship For Christians;
  2. Korean Government Scholarship (GKS) For International Students;
  3. Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) In Netherlands.

EPOS DAAD Scholarships in Germany Application instructions

The application deadline and procedures depends on the chosen university and course. Therefore, please check the 2021/2022 Scholarship Brochure or the website of your chosen study programme and follow instructions to apply. Application and Selection Procedure work as follow:

  1. You send your complete application directly to the according postgraduate course.
  2. A selection committee suggests potential candidates for a DAAD scholarship.
  3. The suggested candidates will be contacted by DAAD to upload their complete application to the DAAD Portal.
  4. The selection process will be finalized and the suggested candidates will be informed accordingly.

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  1. my name is abdosh nuu I was graduated from hawassa university in 2016 by horticulture profession with 3.83 CGPA, and I have one years experience of graduate assistant lecturer of oda bultum university of Ethiopia. I am interesting to apply for masters scholarship to your country

    1. You may contact your chosen university. contact information for all participating universities are in the brochure. Thanks

      1. I am the one who is trying to get this golden opportunity .
        But I don’t have full and enough information.
        So if its possible plz let me know all necessary information.
        Thanks in advance.

  2. I am marius Cameroonian citizen, studying in india, i will be completing my bachelor by mid 2021 and i would like to apply for scholarship

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