A limited number of scholarships are available for outstanding AgEcon candidates from developing countries.

Course Level: Masters, PhD

Eligible Countries: developing countries

To be taken at (country): Germany

Selection Criteria: The selection for the DAAD scholarships is highly competitive. Only developing country nationals with at least four years of full-time university education and an outstanding Bachelor’s degree can apply.
In addition to the general AgEcon entry requirements, scholarship applicants need to prove a minimum of two years of relevant professional experience. The graduation from university should not be longer than 6 years ago.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: DAAD scholars will receive a monthly stipend of EUR 750 over the two-year AgEcon program period and will do a two-months intensive German language course before the program starts. The German language course is an integral part of the DAAD initiative. It takes place in the months of August and September at the Language Center of the University of Hohenheim.

Method of Application:

  • Download, fill and sign the official  DAAD application form and make sure to prepare all required documents as described on the programme webpage (see Link below)

Visit Programme Webpage for Details

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1st December 2018

Important Notes: Please note that Teaching and research at a university or another research institute are not considered professional experience by the DAAD (exception: PhD postgraduate courses).