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.

Study in Germany

Germany is one of the most attractive locations for international students. This webinar gives you a broad overview about the different kinds of universities and degree courses, introduces you to general requirements and helps you navigate your way through the higher education landscape.

When: 21 July 2021

Time: 2-3 pm EAT

Register here

Special Series on PhD in Germany

Part 3: Supervisor or Structured Programme?

In this session, we will shed led on the two ways of doing a PhD in Germany: Joining a structured PhD programme, or working with an individual supervisor. What is the difference? How do I use reference management software to help writing my proposal?

Date: Wednesday, 18.08.2021

Time: 2 – 3 pm EAT


Part 4: How do I apply through the DAAD Portal?

In this session, we will give practical tips on how to register an account, how to find the funding programme I wish to apply for, how to work with online forms in the portal etc. How do I use reference management software to help writing my proposal?

Date: 22 September 2021

Time: 2 – 3 pm EAT


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.