Despite the difficult circumstances in the current pandemic, we remain committed to serving potential students of German universities, our scholarship holders, alumni and partners with information about our work.

We are pleased to inform you that apart from the regular visiting hours every Thursdays from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EAT,  the DAAD Nairobi office will be offering Web Seminars once more!

We have introduced a series of online seminars that inform about study and research in Germany, funding opportunities, learning German and other topics related to DAAD programmes. Our online seminars are live and interactive sessions that give us the opportunity to come together virtually, share information and discuss questions immediately – all from the safety of our homes.

You will be guided by our moderator from the DAAD Office Nairobi. The online seminar addresses all participants from the East African region and is free of charge.

Please see the schedule for more information and feel free to register for participation.

Attention: In order to participate, you need to download the tool Adobe Connect at first to be able to enter, as well as a computer with a stable internet connection. Please feel free to share this information with others.

4th Dinnertalk 2021: Global African Literatures and their Reception in Germany

We are pleased to invite you to the fourth and last dinner talk of this year dubbed: Global African Literatures and their Reception in Germany

In this dinner talk, Prof. Dr. Susanne Gehrmann of Humboldt University Berlin will elaborate on the concepts of world literature and global literature and speak about the reception of African and Afrodiasporic literatures in Germany in the academia and by the general public.

Date: Tuesday, 2 November 2021

Time : 6pm to 7pm EAT

Register here to participate

Info Seminars and Web Seminars for the In-Country In-Region Scholarship within East Africa


Introduction to In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme Sub Saharan Africa Region

Date: 28 October 2021

Time: 2 pm – 3 pm EAT



Call for scholarship Application Eastern Africa 2022 and overview of host institutions and programmes funded

Date: 2 November 2021

Register here


Am I eligible to apply for the in-country/in-region scholarship programme? How do I apply via the DAAD portal?

Date: 11 November 2021

Register here 


DAAD Alumni ,,My Experiences as a DAAD alumna/alumnus in the ICIR programme’’; Question and Answer session

Date: 17 November 2021

Register here   


Part 1_Application requirements for the in-country/in-region scholarship programme East Africa intake 2021. Special guest: partner/host Institution presentation from Tanzanian network and Kenyan university

Date: 24 November 2021

Registration Link will be uploaded soon.


Part 2 _Application requirements for the in-country/in-region scholarship programme East Africa intake 2021

Special guest: partner/host Institution presentation from Kenyan network and Ugandan university

Date: 1 December 2021

Registration Link will be uploaded soon.


Q and A session on the Call for Application Eastern Africa 2022 intake

Date: 8 December 2021

Registration Link will be uploaded soon.


University Summer Courses in Germany 2022

For students of German, spending a few summer weeks at a German university to train intensively in a selected subject in German, discover the country and improve German language skills might sound like a great plan. But how do I go about it? In this online seminar, we will introduce what summer courses German universities offer in 2022, how to apply for them – and finally what support DAAD can offer.

Date: Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Time: 6 pm – 7 pm EAT

Register here

This online seminar is free of charge. We look forward to your participation.

Meet your German University: University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg

Do you wish to learn more about studying in Germany? Do you wish to meet representatives of a German university online? We will be having a series of web seminars with different institutions of higher learning in Germany.

Visit our online session with University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg and get first-hand information on its study programmes from one if its representatives.  Ask your questions concerning the university and its offers and get answers directly. You can ask questions via chat.

You can register to participate here. After registration, you will receive an e-mail with a link to join the session.

Date: 27 October 2021

Time: 2pm  – 3 pm EAT

Registration link: 


Study in Germany Virtual Fair – Africa

Date: 24.11.2021

Time: 6 pm – 9pm EAT

Please mark your calendars; more details coming soon


Software note:

We use the software Adobe Connect for our online sessions.
With the following link, you can run a test to ensure that your computer and network connections are verified to provide you with the best possible Adobe Connect meeting experience.
We recommend you conduct this software test run once you decide you want to participate in one of our online seminars. This ensures that you will be able to enter the virtual meeting room on time.