DAAD Scholarships Germany 2017-2018 for Graduates Who cans Apply Online Now

DAAD Scholarships Germany 2017 for Graduates Who cans Apply Online Now

DAAD scholarships offer graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study. The scholarships also promote the exchange of experience and networking amongst colleagues.

Who can apply?
Foreign applicants who have gained a first university degree in the areas of Architecture, Interior Design, Monument Conservation, Urban Planning/ Urban Development, Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study program.

What can be funded?
In this study program, you can complete

Master’s degree/ postgraduate degree leading to a final qualification, or
complementary course that does not lead to a final qualification (not an undergraduate course)
at a state or state-recognized German university of your choice.
This program only funds projects in the area of Design/ Planning. Other DAAD scholarship programs are available for applicants from the field of History of Architecture or applicants with a scientific project.
Duration of the funding
Master’s degree program:

Between 10 and 24 months depending on the length of the chosen study program or project
Start: usually from 1st October of the following year after the application, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study program
The scholarships are awarded for the duration of the standard period of study for the chosen study program (up to a maximum of 24 months). To receive further funding after the first year of study for 2-year courses, proof of academic achievements thus far should indicate that the study program can be successfully completed within the standard period of study.
Applicants who are already in Germany in the first year of a postgraduate course at the time of application may apply for funding for their second year of study. In this case, it is not possible to extend the scholarship.

Complementary studies not leading to a final qualification
one academic year
Start: usually from 1st October of the following year after the application, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study program
A monthly payment of 750 euros
Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding
One-off study allowance
Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:
Contribution towards tuition fee (max. 500 euros per semester)
Monthly rent subsidy
Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family
To enable scholarship holders to learn German in preparation for their stay in the country, DAAD offers the following services:
Payment of course fees for the online language course “Deutsch-Uni Online (DUO)” (www.deutsch-uni.com) for six months after receipt of the Scholarship Award Letter
if necessary: Language course (2, 4 or 6 months) before the start of the study visit; the DAAD decides whether to fund participation and for how long depending on German language skills and project. Participation in a language course is compulsory if the language of instruction or working language is German at the German host institution.
Allowance for a personally chosen German language course during the scholarship period
Reimbursement of the fees for the TestDaF test which has either been taken in the home country after receipt of the Scholarship Award Letter or in Germany before the end of the funding period.
As an alternative to the TestDaF for scholarship holders who have taken a language course beforehand: the fee for a DSH examination taken during the scholarship period may be reimbursed.
A special DAAD committee made up of professors from German universities makes the final decision about scholarships in the field of architecture. The decision is based upon written applications and work samples which have to be submitted.

Further information
Confirmation of a scholarship does not automatically guarantee admission to one of the host universities. The individual university decides whether or not to offer scholarship holders a place. In most cases, applicants are required to take an entrance examination. Please find out in time about admission requirements and application deadlines and interview dates at your chosen university, and bear in mind that these may be several months before the planned start of your studies or even before the DAAD awards the scholarship. We cannot cover the costs of the entrance examination. If an applicant is offered a scholarship by the DAAD but fails to be admitted to a university, he/she may not make use of the scholarship that has already been awarded.

For more information: https://www.daad.de/…/daten…/en/21148-scholarship-database/…

DAAD Scholarships Germany 2017-2018 for Graduates Who cans Apply Online Now