The Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) is a scholarship in Germany that targets students who come from developing countries. Many students from these developing countries apply and they are approved for the DAAD scholarship and they get the opportunity to bet enrolled in various universities in Germany. The students are awarded with these DAAD scholarships to study courses that are taught in both German and English languages. The DAAD scholarship is however not available for undergraduates and is only for postgraduate students. To be approved for the DAAD scholarship, a student has to show proof for two years of working experience. The courses that are approved under DAAD scholarship are those that have a duration of more than a year and less than three years.
DAAD Scholarship Coverage
Students who are approved for this scholarship have the chance to be enrolled in German universities. The scholarship also comes with a monthly allowance that will help you cater for daily expenses. It also has a provision for health allowance and travel stipends.
DAAD Scholarship covers the following expenses for international students during their course of stay in a German University under the DAAD Scholarship approved degree program:
- Doctorate students get a monthly allowance of 1000 Euros
- Postgraduate students get a monthly allowance of 750 Euros
- There is also a provision where these students can receive a travel grant
- The students also get accommodation for free at the university
- Both postgraduate and doctorate students get health insurance coverage
- The students get to study for free in a German university
DAAD Stipendium Requirement
A student applying for this scholarship must have completed a Bachelor’s degree course that had a duration of less than or equal to six years.
A student applying for this scholarship also has to show proof of two years of working experience.
The student does not necessarily have to understand German or English as this is dependent on the course that they choose.