Name of the programme Targets Benefits Duration Call for applications
University Summer Courses offered in Germany for Foreign Students and Graduates / Summer Course Scholarships Bachelor and master’s degree students with a minimum B1 command of German
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
Starting at 18 days Official announcement
Practical Traineeships for Foreign Students of Natural and Technical Sciences, Agriculture and Forestry (IAESTE) / Traineeships (IAESTE) Students registered for undergraduate or postgraduate studies wishing to carry out practical internships abroad
  • Monthly stipend
2-3 months, and up to 6 months as an exception Annually via
IAESTE Kenya,
Dedan Kimathi University of Technology,
P.O. Box 657,
10100 Nyeri, Kenya
T: +254 612050000
Kenya_DKUTiaeste.org
Study Visits to Germany by Groups of Foreign Students Group of university students as from second academic semester, accompanied by a lecturer, with the objective of offering an insight into economic, political and cultural life in Germany
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses in Germany
  • Medical insurance
7-12 days 3 calls per yearOfficial announcement
Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) / Postgraduate scholarships for professionals from developing countries Graduates with at least 2 years work experience in fields important to developing countries
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Language Course
1-2 years Annually, different deadlines applicable, directly through participating universities
Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG) Graduates from all fields with interest in public policy and good governance
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Language course
1-2 years Annually by end of July, directly at the participating universities
Study Scholarships for Foreign Graduates in the Field of Arts / Scholarships for artists Graduates in the fields of architecture, music, and visual and performing arts
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Language course
  • Master's: 10-24 months
  • studies complementing postgraduate studies: 1 year
Official announcement
Research Grants – Doctoral Programmes in Germany / DAAD Research Scholarships – Doctoral Master’s Degree holders
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • German language course
3 years Annually by end of OctoberOfficial announcement
Research Grants – Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degrees Students registered for a doctoral programme in their home country
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • German language course
  • Optional: travel expenses for the German tutor
1-2 years Annually by end of OctoberOfficial announcement
Research Grants – One-Year Grants Postgraduates, doctoral graduates and post-docs
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
1 year (not extendable) Annually by end of OctoberOfficial announcement
DLR/DAAD Research-Fellowship-Programme Scientists highly qualified in the fields related to aeronautics
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Doctoral: up to 3 years
  • Post-doctoral: 6-24 months
  • Senior research fellowships: 1-3 months
Official announcement
Research Grants – Short-Term Grants Doctoral students and young researchers
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel expenses (optional)
  • Medical insurance
1-6 months 2 calls per yearOfficial announcement