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DAAD Scholarship Program Provides Opportunity to Foreign National to Pursue their Studies in Germany


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DAAD stands for “Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst”. It is also known as German Academic Exchange Service. It is the largest funding organization which provides support to international exchange of students and scholars. DAAD is a self governing private national agency of 365 higher education institutions in Germany which is federally and state funded.

DAAD offers competitive, merit based grants for pursuing study and research in German institution. It runs over 250 programmes, through which it funds more than 67,000 German and foreign scholars worldwide per annum. The DAAD provides scholarship to:

– German Students for studies and research abroad
– Foreign Students form various countries

The DAAD offers grants for the students of all disciplines and degree level. DAAD grants are available for

– Undergraduate and Graduate program
– Master’s program
– Doctoral program
– Postdoctoral program
– Faculty program

Selection criteria:Thecandidate should have an excellent academic record and must have appropriate proof of German language proficiency. Apart from that, the requirements may vary from country to country.
Once the application has been reviewed, it will be rated on the basis of a points system. This is then used to produce a ranking list and finally to award the scholarships in accordance with the number of available places.

How to apply: The candidate can apply through application papers that can be downloaded from DAAD website. For candidates of some countries, it is required to apply online.
For further information on application procedure, selection criteria and other things please visit the link given below:


Here you can find more programs according to your country and choice of program.

Some DAAD scholarship programs are:

– DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Programme, USA
– DAAD-IAESTE Internship Programme, Germany
– Siemens / DAAD Post Graduate Program Research Grants 2011 for Graduates from India
– DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship for Studying at German Universities
– University Summer Courses 2011, Germany
– Scholarships for Artists and Architects 2011, Germany

For more information on the DAAD scholarships, please keep visiting scholarship-positions.com.

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