Would you like to pursue your education in Germany? We have good news for you! The Katholischer Akademischer Ausländer-Dienst (KAAD) (in English, Catholic Academic Exchange Service) is accepting applications for master’s or Ph.D. degree studies in Germany.
The German Catholic Church’s scholarship program, KAAD, is open to scientists and postgraduate students from poor and developing countries in Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Near and Middle East, and Eastern and Southeastern Europe.
- Scholarship Sponsor(s): KAAD, Germany
- Scholarship Type: Fully funded
- Host Institution(s): Universities in Germany
- Scholarship Worth: Fully-funded
- Number of Awards: Several
- Study Level: Masters & PhD
- Nationality: International Students
KAAD International Scholarship 2024-2025 | DETAILS
The following is what KAAD expects from eligible applicants:
- Above-average results in research and studies
- The focus of your study or studies should be on reintegrating permanently into your hometown (if not, the scholarship will become a loan).
- Engagement in social and religious activities as well as a readiness for interreligious discussion
In addition to providing financial aid and educational opportunities, KAAD also provides spiritual and personal support to its students in anticipation of the multiplicitous roles that these individuals will play back home.
This seeks to establish (scientific) networks and contribute to a holistic development that encompasses the religious and interreligious components. It is based on cooperation with partner committees and associations of ex-scholars in those countries.
Applicants must fulfill the following requirements to be eligible for a KAAD International Scholarship:
- Candidates must be residents of one of the following countries: Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, or any developing or emerging country.
- Candidates must have a university degree and work experience from their home country
- Want to pursue a master’s or doctoral degree at a German university or to participate in a post-doctoral research project there, which lasts two to six months for experienced university lecturers at a German university.
- Are you a member of the Catholic Church, or any other Christian denomination? If they are recommended by Catholic partners and can demonstrate their dedication to interreligious dialogue, candidates from other religions are welcome to apply.
- Before beginning their studies, applicants must be proficient in German (KAAD can offer a maximum 6-month language course in Germany).
How to Apply: The online application portal is used to submit applications online. Kindly fill out the form as applicable, following the directions on the page.
In your region, KAAD collaborates with partners and focal countries. Applications are routed through the so-called partner committees that exist in these countries. Only in rare circumstances may applications from foreign countries be taken into consideration.
Application Deadline: Not Given