DAAD Scholarship 2025 in Germany – Fully Funded

The German Academic Exchange Service is currently accepting applications for the DAAD Scholarship 2025-26 in Germany for Postgraduate Courses. The DAAD scholarship is a fully funded opportunity in Germany for all international students from around the world to pursue Master’s and Ph.D. degree programs.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarships offer foreign graduates from developing and newly industrialized countries, from all disciplines, and with at least two years of professional experience, the chance to pursue a postgraduate or Master’s degree at a state or state-recognized German university. In exceptional cases, the scholarship also supports doctoral degrees, enabling recipients to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/Ph.D.) in Germany.

DAAD Scholarship 2025 Details

Scholarship ByFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Financial CoverageFully Funded
DeadlineVaries from University to University

List of Universities & Courses For Postgraduate Courses:

Economic Sciences/Business Administration/Political Economics

  • Course: Master’s Programme in International and Development Economics – MIDE
  • University: Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) Berlin
  • Course: MSc Development Economics
  • University Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Course: Small Enterprise Promotion and Training
  • University: Universität Leipzig

Development Cooperation

  • Course: Development Management
  • University: Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Course: Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security
  • University: Universität Bonn and United Nations Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)
  • Course: Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (BIGS-DR)
  • University: Universität Bonn, Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung (ZEF)
  • Course: Sustainable Development Management
  • University: Hochschule Rhein-Waal, Campus Kleve

Engineering and Related Sciences

  • Course: Hydro Science and Engineering
  • University: Technische Universität Dresden
  • Course: Textile and Ready-Made Clothing Technology
  • University: Technische Universität Dresden
  • Course: Master of Engineering in “Energy and Environmental Management in Developing Countries” (formerly SESAM)
  • University: Europa-Universität Flensburg
  • Course: Water Resources and Environmental Management – WATENV
  • University: Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • Course: Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy – PPRE
  • University: Universität Oldenburg
  • Course: Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics
  • University: Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart
  • Course: Master’s Program Infrastructure Planning
  • University: Universität Stuttgart
  • Course: Air Quality Control, Solid Waste and Waste Water Process Engineering (WASTE)
  • University: Universität Stuttgart
  • Course: Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering – NHRE
  • University: Bauhaus-Universität Weimar


  • Course: PhD-Programme “Mathematics in Industry and Commerce” – MIC
    University: Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

Regional and Urban Planning

  • Course: Urban Management – UM
  • University: Technische Universität Berlin
  • Course: SPRING – Regional Development Planning and Management
  • University: Technische Universität Dortmund
  • Course: Master of Science Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design – MSc. IUSD
  • University: Universität Stuttgart

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Agricultural and Forest Sciences

  • Course: Agricultural Sciences and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics – ARTS
  • University: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Course: Tropical Forestry
  • University: Technische Universität Dresden
  • Course: IPPAE: International Ph.D. Program in Agricultural Economics, Bioeconomy and Rural Development
  • University: Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen and Universität Hohenheim
  • Course: Tropical and International Forestry
  • University: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Course: Agricultural Economics – AgEcon
  • University: Universität Hohenheim
  • Course: Master of Science in International Horticulture
  • University: Leibniz Universität Hannover

Natural and Environmental Sciences

  • Course: M.Sc. Marine Biology – International Studies in Aquatic Tropical Ecology (ISATEC)
  • University: Universität Bremen
  • Course: Environmental Governance – MEG
  • University: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Course: Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation – LENC
  • University: Universität Greifswald
  • Course: Natural Resources Management and Development (NRM)/Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)/Renewable Energy Management (REM)
  • University: Technische Hochschule Köln
  • University: Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT)
  • Course: Integrated Water Resources Management – IWRM MSc Joint Exchange Program with a focus on the Middle East and Northern Africa Region
  • University: Technische Hochschule Köln, Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) and German Jordanian University (GJU), Jordan
  • Course: Environment and Resources Management (ENREM) – Focus Latin America
  • University: Technische Hochschule Köln, Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) and Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi (UASLP), Mexico

Medicine/Public Health

  • Course: Master of Science in International Health (Berlin)
  • University: Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin,
  • University: Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Course: Master of Science in Global Urban Health
  • University: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Course: Master of Science in International Health (Heidelberg)
  • University: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Social Sciences, Education and Law

  • Course: Vocational Education and Personnel Capacity Building
  • University: Technische Universität Dresden
  • Course: International Education Management – INEMA
  • University: Ludwigsburg University of Education (PH Ludwigsburg) and Helwan University Cairo, Egypt
  • Course: Master of Laws in Intellectual Property and Competition Law
  • University: Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC)

Media Studies

  • Course: International Media Studies
    University: Deutsche Welle Akademie, Universität Bonn, and Hochschule Bonn Rhein-Sieg

You can Check the Full List of Courses & Universities with their Deadlines by CLICKING HERE

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Financial Benefits

  • Depending on an academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 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

Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of the family.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates From all Developing Countries.
  • Candidates have a Bachelor’s degree (usually a four-year course) in an appropriate subject.
  • His/her academic degrees should normally not be more than six years old.
  • Candidates have at least two years’ professional experience
  • English Language Requirements: Depending on the chosen study program; please check the scholarship brochure or the website of your chosen study program (CLICK HERE FOR BROUCHER)

List of Required Documents

  • DAAD application form can be found under “Application Procedure”.
  • A hand-signed CV (please use the Europass specimen form: http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/
  • A hand-signed letter of motivation (with reference to current occupation), maximum of 2 pages
  • Academic letter/s of recommendation (the letters must have a letterhead, a signature, and an official stamp and must be of recent date)
  • Professional letter/s of recommendation from your employer (the letter must have a letterhead, a signature, and an official stamp and must be of recent date)
  • Confirmation of employment from the employer in your home country and – if possible – a guarantee of reemployment.
  • Proof of language abilities:
    • English – TOEFL or IELTS (Note: We only accept an academic TOEFL)
    • German – necessary for the courses taught in German; for the courses taught in English, if available
  • (certified*) copies of awarded academic degrees (certified translation if necessary)
  • (certified*) copies of academic transcripts (certified translation if necessary)

Please Check the Complete List & Requirements by CLICKING HERE

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The last date to apply for the DAAD Scholarship 2025 in Germany varies from University to University and Course to Course. Each University has a different Deadline.

How to Apply for Scholarship:

The process of this scholarship is online or through Mail depending on your country. Please check the link below to apply online or check the official announcement of the scholarship.


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