Utility Deadline: September 30th 2020

DAAD scholarships provide graduates the chance to proceed their schooling in Germany with a postgraduate or persevering with course of research. The scholarships additionally promote the alternate of expertise and networking amongst colleagues.


  • Overseas candidates who’ve gained a primary college diploma within the areas of Structure, Inside Design, Monument Conservation, City Planning/City Growth, Regional Planning, Panorama Structure, Panorama Planning on the newest by the point they start their scholarship-supported research programme.


On this research programme, you may full

  • a Grasp’s diploma/postgraduate diploma resulting in a ultimate qualification, or
  • a complementary course that doesn’t result in a ultimate qualification (not an undergraduate course) at a state or state-recognised German college of your alternative.
  • This programme solely funds initiatives within the space of Design/Planning. Different DAAD scholarship programmes can be found for candidates from the sphere of Historical past of Structure or candidates with a scientific undertaking.

Length of the funding

Grasp’s diploma programme:

  • Between 10 and 24 months relying on the size of the chosen research programme or undertaking
  • Begin: often from 1st October of the next yr after the appliance, or earlier if a language course is taken previous to the research programme
  • The scholarships are awarded throughout the usual interval of research for the chosen research programme (as much as a most of 24 months). To obtain additional funding after the primary yr of research for 2-year programs, proof of educational achievements to this point ought to point out that the research programme will be efficiently accomplished inside the usual interval of research.
  • Candidates who’re already in Germany within the first yr of a postgraduate course on the time of software might apply for funding for his or her second yr of research. On this case, it isn’t doable to increase the scholarship.

Complementary research not resulting in a ultimate qualification

  • one tutorial yr
  • Begin: often from 1st October of the next yr after the appliance, or earlier if a language course is taken previous to the research programme


  • A month-to-month cost of 850 euros
  • Journey allowance
  • One-off research allowance
  • Funds in direction of well being, accident and private legal responsibility insurance coverage cowl

Underneath sure circumstances, scholarship holders might obtain the next further advantages:

  • Month-to-month hire subsidy
  • Month-to-month allowance for accompanying members of household

To allow scholarship holders to study German in preparation for his or her keep within the nation, DAAD presents the next providers:

  • Cost after all charges for the net language course “Deutsch-Uni On-line (DUO)” (www.deutsch-uni.com) for six months after receipt of the Scholarship Award Letter
  • if crucial: Language course (2, four or 6 months) earlier than the beginning of the research go to; the DAAD decides whether or not to fund participation and for a way lengthy relying on German language abilities and undertaking. Participation in a language course is obligatory if the language of instruction or working language is German on the German host establishment.
  • Allowance for a personally chosen German language course throughout the scholarship interval
  • Reimbursement of the charges for the TestDaF check which has both been taken within the residence nation after receipt of the Scholarship Award Letter or in Germany earlier than the tip of the funding interval.
  • As a substitute for the TestDaF for scholarship holders who’ve taken a language course beforehand: the charge for a DSH examination taken throughout the scholarship interval could also be reimbursed.

For Extra Info:

Go to the Official Webpage of the DAAD 2020 Examine Scholarships – Postgraduate Research within the Subject of Structure

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