Study in Germany: KAAD Scholarships for Developing Countries’ Students – 2020

Application Deadline:  Varies according to the university

Scholarship Level: Masters and PhD

Scholarship Country:  Germany

Scholarship Target: Students from developing Countries


  • for the opportunity programme 1 of KAAD, you can apply if you:
  • come from a developing or emerging country in Africa, Asia, the Middle East or Latin America and are currently living there
  • have a university degree and professional experience from your home country
  • want to acquire a master’s degree or a PhD at a German university or do a post-doctoral research project (2-6 months for established university lecturers) at a German university
  • are a Catholic Christian (or general belong to a Christian denomination). Candidates from other religions can apply if they are proposed by Catholic partners and can prove their commitment to interreligious dialogue
  • possess German language skills before starting the studies (KAAD can provide a language course of max. 6 months in Germany).

How to Apply: The first request is placed through filling the application questionnaire and sending it to the KAAD offices. Interested people send as first step the filled questionnaire to Leimbach(at)

Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Benefits: The KAAD will provide the award amount according to the program.

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