Find Funding

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding opportunities for students, graduates and postdocs as well as answers to your questions on study and research in Germany.

Information on the Coronavirus

The DAAD continues to follow the developments on the coronavirus and adapts its activities flexibly to changing situations. Click here for regular updates.


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The DAAD supports international partnerships through a number of schemes and funding programmes that aim to foster cooperation among higher education institutions.


Info Sessions

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

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Major DAAD Scholarships

Looking for a scholarship? Don't know where to start? We have got you covered! Here you will find a summary of all of our major scholarships on offer for South Africans and Sub-Saharan Africans!


German Chancellor Fellowship

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants up to 60 German Chancellor Fellowships every year to prospective leaders from Brazil, China, India, South Africa and the USA – irrespective of their field of work. Together with a German host and mentor of their choice, fellows conduct a socially-relevant project they have developed independently.


Helmut & Babs Amos Scholarship

The Helmut & Babs Amos Scholarship, funded by the DAAD-Stiftung, is awarded to South African students and researchers at excellent universities in South African universities to support research undertaken as part of a doctoral project or final master's thesis in the engineering sciences or applied natural sciences related to the engineering sciences.

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Funding for Higher Education Institutions

The DAAD and other funding organisations in Germany have exciting funding opportunities available for higher education institutions. These funding schemes support international cooperation between higher education institutions as a general rule.

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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.


Quick Question

Don't know how to go about finding a supervisor in Germany? Looking for more information on different higher education institutions in Germany? Here we answer short, frequently asked questions about study and research in Germany and DAAD funding opportunities. 

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Scholarship Database

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for students, graduates and postdocs as well as funding offered by other selected organisations.


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