DAAD full scholarship in MSc International and development Economics in Germany

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Hello Guys i am Eugene Oboh currently a masters student on full scholarship in Germany. and this is my little way to help you work your way to Germany without paying a dim. it starts with an application. here is another opportunity below.

DAAD EPOS Master/ PhD Scholarship 2021/2022 is for developing countries including Nigeria and most african countries find link to list of eligible countries here

What does the DAAD scholarship cover?

  • Living expenses : 850,00 €/month
  • Flight to and fro ticket
  • Study and research subsidy
  • A subsidy for travel expenses (incl. insurance for accident & personal liability) to Germany and back home after the completion of the programme
  • Health insurance
  • Preparatory German Language Course and more

International and Development Economics – Master

Focus on Development

MIDE allows students to gain expertise in the area of international trade relations with a strong focus on development.

According to an ex student of the programme Lukas Kahlen, Alumnus

I can strongly recommend this programme to all students interested in development as a topic and who want to work in an international environment. The combination of interactive and high-quality education and input from almost every area of the world through my fellow students makes MIDE unique.

Lukas Kahlen, Alumnus

Degree:Master of Arts (M.A.)
Regular study period:3 semesters
Location: Germany
Admission requirements:First academic degree, proficiency in English
Deadline for applications:31 August, 2021

DAAD Scholarship

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) can grant a limited number of scholarships (6-8) to cover living expenses (service fee is waived for recipients of such grants) for applicants from developing and newly industrialised countries. Applicants are selected by the DAAD in cooperation with HTW Berlin. For more information on the DAAD scholarship, 

Who can apply for the DAAD scholarship?

Applicants for the DAAD scholarship must

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How to apply for the DAAD scholarship?

Should you wish to apply for a DAAD scholarship, please indicate this in your MIDE application form. You must also

  • complete the DAAD application form and attach it to the MIDE application form. Don’t forget to date and personally sign the DAAD application form.
  • submit a statement of motivation (dated and personally signed) explaining why you are interested in attending a particular postgraduate course with reference to your current employment. Please further describe your development-related motivation and how you intend to make full use of your scholarship and education by taking on social responsibility later in your career.
    When applying for more than one postgraduate course (maximum 3 courses), you have to submit one motivation letter only, i.e. the same for each course, explaining why you are applying for these specific courses and why you chose that priority.
    You do not have to submit a separate statement of motivation for the MIDE programme. Your statement of motivation for the DAAD scholarship will also serve as the required letter of motivation for the MIDE programme.
  • submit proof of at least two years of professional work experience and state your current work situation at the time of application. It is required to submit the following proof: Certificate(s) of employment that include the exact position and period of employment. This/these letter(s) must come on official letterhead, be dated and signed as well as carry a stamp. Letters of appointment, work contracts, pay slips etc. are not accepted as proof of employment.
  • letter of reference from the employer(s), ideally guaranteeing re-employment after completion of the postgraduate course in Germany. This/these letter(s) must come on official letterhead, have a current date and be signed as well as carry a stamp.
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If applying to more than one course, please list courses in order of priority in the DAAD application forms and do not change these priorities in the respective application!

Academic reference letters are not required for the scholarship application anymore. Please ignore this section in the MIDE application form.

What are the selection criteria for the DAAD scholarship?

The ideal scholarship holder

  • 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) and at least
  • Two years of related professional experience after the first degree (bachelor)
  • His/her academic degrees are not older than six years.

Selection criteria and procedures for DAAD scholarship recipients ensure that:

  • priority target candidates have proven development-related motivation and can be expected to make full use of their scholarship and education by taking on social responsibility later in their careers, acting as agents of change who stimulate and support development in their personal and professional surroundings (motivation, commitment to development) in their home countries.
  • the candidates have the professional and academic qualifications necessary to ensure suc-cessful completion of the degree programme in Germany (final scores on previous academic examinations, language skills),
  • women and candidates from disadvantaged groups who meet the required academic and professional standards and show proven commitment to development-related issues are especially targeted for programme admission.

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  1. Good morning sir, ma’am. I’m mariflor dinglasa from philippines.im searching a university in Germany a fully funded to my study. Because I cannot afford going to college and pursue my dreams.im undergraduate of BSIT course but I didn’t continue it for 4years.financial problem.i want to take nursing course in germany.but I don’t HV B1 B2 . Do I need to study here in the Philippines German language before I apply nursing scholarship in Germany? hope and wish you can help me to reach my goals in life thanks and God bless

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