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DAAD South Africa

Welcome to the website of the DAAD IC Johannesburg. We are happy to provide information on study and research in Germany to all those interested! Click here to find out more!

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  • DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg

    Jorissen Street SM3151, Third Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House, University of the Witwatersrand. | PO Box 269, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa, Johannesburg
    Telephone: +27 (0) 11 717 9334
    E-Mail: daad@wits.ac.za

Offers & Services

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    My GUIDE

    My GUIDE helps you find your way through the richness and diversity of German study programmes. Answer three simple questions to find the degree programme that best meets your expectations!

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  • Study and Research in South Africa

    Are you interested in studying, doing research or teaching in South Africa? Have you thought about completing an internship or learning a foreign language abroad? Here you can find all the information.

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  • Online Info Sessions

    We offer online info sessions on study and research in Germany and DAAD scholarships! Check out upcoming online info sessions and recordings of completed sessions here!

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    My Time Abroad

    The DAAD is all about international mobility! Here you may read personal accounts from DAAD South Africa partners, DAAD alumni members, DAAD scholarship holders and friends of the DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg!

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On 7th November we all gathered in the Radialsystem Berlin among hundreds of people waiting for the pitches to begin. 80 nervous entrepreneurs went on stage to present the core information of their ground-breaking ideas in three minutes. It was a firework display of inspiration to break down the walls of our recent knowledge for a better world, like the Berlin Wall that has fallen on 9th November 1989.

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In spite of the challenges faced after two years of the Covid-19 Pandemic and unexpected budget constraints, we are grateful to be able to reflect back on a highly successful year.

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The DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program is one of Europe’s most prestigious grants. Each year, around twenty outstanding practitioners from diverse cultural backgrounds are invited to Berlin to focus on their work and actively engage with the city’s vibrant cultural scene. Applications close 1 Dec 2022!

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By bringing together 50 African and European Fellows, over 100 lecturers, speakers and mentors from African and European arts, cultures and sciences, the MuseumsLab 2023 aims to change not only museums but also foster societal change by addressing urgent issues such as social justice and climate change. Deadline 7 November!

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DAAD in Southern Africa

The DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg provides information and consultation on study and research in Germany to South African institutions, members higher education management, academics, researchers and students.

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Alumni Services

In the eyes of the DAAD, the end of a funding period marks the beginning of a long-standing relationship with us. We aim to stay in touch with our alumni as well as help you get to know one another through a serious of programmes and activities. We also support you in setting up regional DAAD alumni clubs and other forms of networking opportunities.

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University Cooperation

German universities, as is the case all over the world, have broad networks of international partners. Through cooperation programmes among higher education institutions, DAAD supports German universities in expanding these networks.

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