The DAAD in Southern Africa

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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. It coordinates a variety of projects and programmes in higher education as well as higher cooperation between South Africa and Germany.

What We Do

  • Advice on studying and research in Germany, as well as DAAD funding opportunities
  • Cooperation with South African universities and academics
  • Cooperation with higher education policy makers such as the NRF, the DST and the DHET and higher education and research bodies
  • Cooperation with German institutions in South Africa such as the German Embassy, the Goethe Institute, and the German Development Cooperation
  • Organisation and participation in higher education and research-related conferences and events

DAAD Johannesburg Team

Our team works in the DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg. We are your go-to contact partners for all inquiries regarding study and research in Germany. Get to know us a bit better and read more about our duties and contact details here!

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DAAD Lecturers in Southern Africa

DAAD Lecturers are funded all over the world! Get to know some of the DAAD Lecturers who are teaching and doing research at Southern African universities!

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DAAD Offices

Here you will find the websites of all DAAD offices in Africa. If you are in these countries or in a country near one of these offices, it is best to contact these offices for information and advice on study and research in Germany.


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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
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