As part of the „In-Country / In-Region Scholarship Programme“ DAAD offers scholarships for PhD studies. The programme is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and aims at university staff in the first line, without neglecting the public sector demand of academically trained personnel.

Who can apply?

Applicants
  • have successfully completed generally a three-year university degree (Master candidates) or a two-year university degree (doctoral candidates) with above average results (upper forth of class)
  • learly show motivation and strong commitment
  • have thorough knowledge of the language of instruction
  • have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application
  • must be nationals or permanent residents of a Sub-Saharan African country
  • should generally be a) staff member of a public or private university, b) candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment, c) from the public sector or d) DAFI-Alumni (Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative)

What can be funded?

The scholarships at Rhodes University are available in the following fields:
  • Biochemistry and Microbiology/Science

Duration of the funding

The duration of the PhD Programme three years.

Information and advisory centres

Martin Schmitz
Programme Officer Section ST32 Africa
E-Mail: martin.schmitz@daad.de
Website: https://www.daad.de/de/www.daad.de
Tel.: +49-228-882-8864

More detailed information

Please note:
To submit an application on the DAAD Portal, please use a desktop or laptop computer as the site’s full functionality is not available on mobile devices. Technical requirements

An application to this programme is currently not available. Please check the application deadline under "Application procedure."