Fully Funded Scholarships 2024-2025

DAAD Scholarships 2024 | Applications Invited for Germany Scholarships

The application submission process for Germany’s DAAD fully-funded Scholarships of 2024-2025 is open now. International students can study for free in Germany with their all finances sponsored by the German Government. All subjects are offered under German DAAD Scholarships. As per a recent report from DAAD Scholarship; there are over 10,00,00+ German Scholarships available for international students throughout the year.

Want the cherry on top of it? There is no requirement to provide English language proficiency in form of IELTS to apply for admissions to German Universities.

This DAAD German scholarship targets German students as well as international students from other countries. DAAD scholarship supports more than 100,000 students and enrolls them in different universities in Germany.

DAAD scholarship covers all programs in both English and German languages. The DAAD scholarship is only for postgraduate students. The DAAD scholarship supports only those courses that have a duration greater than one year.

What are DAAD Scholarships?

DAAD stands for Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, which translates to “The German Academic Exchange Service” in English. It was founded in 1925 by a student in Heidelberg. This institution is run by public funds. It represents approximately 242 colleges and universities in Germany. It is headquartered in Bonn, Germany.

The motto of the DAAD Scholarship is “Change through Exchange”. It was just a student initiative and now, it has become the most popular funding organization to support students and researchers worldwide.

DAAD Scholarship Sponsorship Package for Winners

The DAAD Scholarship gives many benefits to its approved students. If your spouse is living with you then the DAAD scholarship will give you a special allowance or a facility for private residence. Moreover, the DAAD also gives some allowance for your children. The most important thing is that you will also get Health insurance allowances for your family.

The DAAD Scholarship holders can work part-time. The consent of the DAAD is necessary for a part-time job. Otherwise, your scholarship will be canceled. A detailed list of benefits & coverage of the DAAD Scholarships are these:

  • Postgraduate students obtain 850 Euros for a monthly allowance.
  • Doctors students will get 1200 Euros for a monthly allowance.
  • The DAAD Scholarship holders will also get a special allowance for traveling.
  • All accommodation expenses will be paid by the DAAD.
  • The DAAD Scholarship also gives an additional allowance for disabled students.

Mostly German Universities don’t charge tuition fees but some certain universities demand tuition charges. The DAAD Scholarship doesn’t give any fee to its scholarship holders. If any university demands the tuition fee then all the responsibility is on the students to cater to it.

Can You Apply for DAAD Scholarship?

The German DAAD Scholarships are provided to that student who wants to complete their study program with good attendance in Germany. However, there is a basic eligibility criterion that students need to fulfill to avail of these German scholarships. The eligibility criteria may be different for various programs of the DAAD Scholarship.

  • The applicant should need to have two years of work experience with proof, research work, and teaching or graduate assistant work.
  • The applicant must meet the language requirements.
  • The applicants must have completed their Bachelor’s degree within the last six years. If the applicant has completed his Bachelor’s degree more than six years before applying, he is not capable of this scholarship.

Requirements of DAAD Scholarship Application:

Following are the requirements that applicants must cover to apply for any DAAD Scholarship program:

  1. English language requirement (for courses taught in English)

IELTS Certificate (band 6) or TOFEL (with a minimum score of 550 based on paper, 213 based on Computer, and 80 based on the Internet). Proficiency in the English Language is also required.

  1. German Language Requirement (for courses taught in German)

Applicants must have a DSH 2 or Testdaf 4 Certificate for matriculation. A level B1 certificate is also necessary during the time of application.

  1. Academic Grades

The applicant must require a minimum aggregate of 8.5 CGPA or 85% of its equivalent. Academic Grade also depends upon the required degree.

Documents Required for the DAAD Scholarship Application Material:

Here is a list of necessary documents for all international students required for the DAAD Scholarships application submission.

  1. Letter of Motivation
  2. CV for Scholarships
  3. Academic Transcripts
  4. Professional certificates
  5. Personal statement
  6. Letter of Recommendation
  7. Proof of disability (for disabled person)

Which Subjects are Offered on DAAD Scholarship?

DAAD Germany Scholarship offers postgraduate courses in almost every other field. DAAD offers master’s degree programs scholarships of two years and a few doctoral level programs.

  1. Masters
  2. MPhil
  3. MBA
  4. LLM
  5. PhD

DAAD Germany’s scholarship covers numerous fields of the degrees mentioned above. Some of the fields are listed here.

  • Economics
  • Development-related Sciences
  • Engineering (Sciences)
  • Mathematics
  • Architecture (and related) / Urban Development
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health-related Sciences
  • Education Sciences
  • Law
  • Media Sciences
  • Political Sciences
  • Informatics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Geography & Geosciences
  • Forestry Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Business Administration

List of German Universities offering DAAD Scholarships in 2024

Numerous Universities in Germany are applicable for DAAD Scholarship Program. Specific programs are covered by specific Universities. You can choose any of these universities according to your program. Names of some programs and a list of Universities that offer these programs in the DAAD Scholarship are mentioned there.

1# Economics, Business administration, and Political Economics are covered by the following universities:

  • HTW Berlin
  • Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Universität Leipzig

2# Development corporation covered by the following universities.

  • Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Universität Bonn
  • Hochschule Rhein-Waal

3# Engineering and related sciences are offered by the following universities.

  • Technische Universität Dresden
  • Europa-Universität Flensburg
  • Univarsität Stuttgart
  • Umiversität Oldenburg
  • Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart

4# Mathematics subject is offered by the following University.

  • Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

5# Regional and Urban Planning are covered by the following universities.

  • Technische Universität Berlin
  • Technische Univarsität Dortmund
  • Universität Stuttgart

6# Agricultural and Forest Science programs are offered by the following universities.

  • Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Technische Universität Dresden
  • Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Universität Hohenheim

7# Natural and Environmental Science program is covered by the following universities.

  • Universität Bremen
  • Albert-Ludwings-Universität Freiburg
  • Universität Greifswald
  • Technische Hochschule Köln
  • Institute of Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT)

8# Medicine/Public Health program is offered by the following universities.

  • Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Freiburg
  • Freie Universität Berlin
  • Humboldt-Universität Zu Berlin
  • Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin

9# Social Science and Education and law programs are covered by the following universities.

  • Technische Universität Dresden
  • Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC)

10# Media Studies Program is offered by the following universities.

  • Deutsche Welle Akademie
  • Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Hochschule Bonn Rhein-Sieg

These are the names of  German universities that offer DAAD Scholarships to international students each year.

How to apply for the DAAD Scholarship?

There are two ways to apply for the DAAD Scholarship.

  1. Online application
  2. Hardcopy application

The applying method depends upon the University’s requirement. Mostly universities demand online application with scanning documents and some universities demand hardcopy application with all hardcopy documents that are required. There are the following steps to apply for the DAAD Scholarship.

  • First of all, you have to visit the website of the German university in which you want to study on the DAAD scholarship.
  • Now go to the online admission application page of that German University.
  • Fill out the admission form with your personal & academic information.
  • Write any three desired courses of the your choice.
  • The sequence of courses should be desired based.
  • Now send the admission application to the German university.
  • The university has a selection committee that suggests application for the DAAD.
  • Now the DAAD Scholarship Committee will examine the application and will contact the applicant by email and also demands an account at the DAAD portal.
  • The link will be provided by email from the DAAD to create an account.
  • Now, the applicant has to create an account at the DAAD portal.
  • Now you have to fill online application form with the required information.
  • The other way is to download the application form from the website of the DAAD Scholarship and fill it with the required information.
  • Now you have to write about the university in which you want to study with the desired program in the application form.
  • Ensure that your data on the application form should be correct. No mistake will be accepted.
  • Now make a pdf of a Cover letter, a motivational letter, a research proposal, a recommendation letter, a professional letter, a language certificate, and the academic certificates.
  • Attach the pdf with online application form.
  • After completing the application form, you have to send it to the DAAD before the deadline time.
  • After processing the application form, the DAAD will send you email of approval.

DAAD Germany Scholarship Application Deadline: September 15, 2024

The deadline for each semester of the DAAD German Scholarship is different. If you want to avail the chance of the DAAD Scholarship, you have to submit your application on time. For this purpose, you need to stay up to date. Here we have provided general information about the deadline for the DAAD Scholarship Summer and Winter sessions 2024.

  • The application submission process for Winter Semester 2024 will start at the beginning of May and will end on 15 September 2024.
  • If you wish to apply for the 2024 summer session beginning in March or April, the application process will be open from early December 2024 to January 15, 2024.

Dr. Youasf Saeed

I am Dr. Engr. Yousaf Saeed, the creator of this Fully Funded Scholarship platform. My academic journey has been marked by securing three significant international scholarships for my undergraduate and postgraduate studies, including the esteemed Australia Awards, CSC, and HKPFS. I am an affiliate of IChemE and have lent my engineering skills to renowned companies such as Aramco and BYCO oil refinery. My scholarly work is published in leading SCI journals, a fact that underscores my academic excellence, visible on my Researchgate Profile. Motivated by my deep-seated passion for education and dedication to fostering emerging scholars, i established this website to serve as a guiding light for international students aspiring to pursue their education abroad. As a distinguished educationist and mentor, i am specialized in steering students through the complexities of research and the journey towards achieving patents. Through this platform, I offer invaluable insights and mentorship, shining a light on pathways to fully funded scholarships, exchange programs, internships, and rewarding research career trajectories. My mission is to help students navigate the vast educational opportunities abroad, ensuring they grasp the chances that will shape their promising futures. Whereas you can also choose to follow me on my social media: - Facebook - Linkedin - Youtube