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.

Web Seminars 2022

Please click on the plus (+) sign to get details of the Specific Web Seminar you would like to attend, plus the registration link:

Research in Germany: Online Talks 30 May - 2 June 2022

Interested in starting or continuing your research career in Germany? Join the „Research in Germany“-Online Talk Series and chat with experts about PhD and PostDoc opportunities in Germany, 30 May – 02 June 2022 at 2pm (CEST), 3pm EAT

For more information and to register, please visit:

Study in Germany – The German higher education system

“Leadership for Africa” offers scholarships for Master studies in Germany to qualified applicants in all fields of study except for medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, law, the arts, and architecture. This year’s scholarship is open to citizens of and refugees residing in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda.
This online seminar will provide an overview of the Higher Education System as well as types of Universities in Germany.

Date: 04 May 2022

Time: 2 pm – 3 pm EAT

Register to participate (on Webex)

Leadership for Africa Scholarship Programme: Application training

In this web seminar you will get guidance on how to make a DAAD application – focus will be on completion of your application, how to write the motivation letter and how to ensure your application stands out.

Date: 18 May 2022

Time: 2 pm – 3 pm EAT

Register to participate (on Webex)

DAAD application LfA: How to apply via the Portal

In this web seminar, we will offer you a live presentation regarding the DAAD portal. You will get to know how to create a DAAD account, how to fill the DAAD scholarship form, how to upload your documents on the DAAD portal and submit your application.

Date: 25 May 2022

Time: 2 pm – 3 pm EAT

Register to participate (on Webex)




Q&A Session LFA

In this web seminar, we will be available to answer your last-minute questions before completing your scholarship application.

Date: 08 June 2022

Time: 2 pm – 3pm EAT

Register to participate (on Webex)

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.
If your Web Seminar of interest is being conducted on Webex, we advise you to download Cisco Webex to minimize hitches when logging in.