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.
Duration of the funding
Postgraduate study programmes leading to a final qualification
Between 10 and 24 months depending on the length of the chosen study programme or project Start: usually on 1st October, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study programme All scholarships are initially awarded for one academic year and are extended only if students have performed well in accordance with the programme length on request and after renewed appraisal. 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
Usually one academic year Start: usually on 1st October, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study programme