DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) in Germany 2021-22 (Fully Funded)

DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) in Germany 2021-22 (Fully Funded)

 DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) in Germany 2021_22 (Fully Funded)

With its development-oriented postgraduate study programs, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from development and newly industrialized countries. Well-trained local experts, who are networked with international partners, play an important part in the sustainable development of their countries. They are the best guarantee for a better future with less poverty, more education and health for all. The scholarships offer foreign graduates from development and newly industrialized countries from all disciplines and with at least two years’ professional experience the 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.

Here are more details about the DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)

Deadline is March 31, 2021

  • Country: Germany
  • Financial coverage: Fully Funded
  • Eligible Regions: Anyone from any region can apply.

Eligibility Criteria :

Who can apply for DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)?

Graduates with at least two years’ professional experience from the following countries: list of eligible countries


Benefits :

Duration of financing
12 to 36 months (depends on the study program)


  • According to academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral students
  • Health, accident and liability insurance coverage payments
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the country of origin or another source of funding
    In certain circumstances, scholarship recipients may receive the following additional benefits:
  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying family members

Other details :

What can be funded?

Individual scholarships exclusively for Postgraduate courses in Germany that are listed on the “List of all Postgraduate courses with application deadlines 2021/22”.

Application Process:

  • Candidates meet the necessary academic requirements and can be expected to successfully complete a study program in Germany (above-average score for the first academic exam; top third, language skills)
  • Candidates have a bachelor’s degree (usually a four-year course) in an appropriate subject
  • Candidates have at least two years of professional experience.
  • Candidates can demonstrate that their motivation is related to the development and they are expected to assume social responsibility and initiate and support change processes in their personal and professional environment after their training/scholarship.
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