Germany: DAAD Scholarship for Students from Developing Countries 2016/2017

Brief description: Germany: MIPLC – DAAD is offering Scholarship in Masters courses for students from developing countries at German institutions of Higher education 2016/2017

Accepted Subject Areas?

Postgraduate Courses for Professionals with Relevance to Developing Countries

About Scholarship

The MIPLC (Munich Intellectual Property Law Center) is a part of the DAAD’s program of “Postgraduate Courses for Professionals with Relevance to Developing Countries.” If you would like to apply for the scholarship offered in this context, please note that several special conditions apply.

Applications for 2016/17 will be accepted from June 1 through October 15, 2015.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified

Scholarship Type: Internationally recognised Master’s degree

Who is eligible to Apply?

If you would like to apply for the DAAD scholarship “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses,” please make sure that you fulfill the following formal requirements:

  • You hold at least a four-year Bachelor’s degree, completed with above-average results;
  • You received your latest degree no more than six years ago;
  • You have at least two years of full-time professional experience gained after the completion of your first university degree;
  • Your English test scores meet the MIPLC requirements.


DAAD ScholarshipNumber of Scholarships: Several

Duration: for the period of the programme

Eligible Countries: Any developing country

To be taken at (country): in Germany

Application Deadline

The general deadline for application is October 15 2015

Applicants from Cameroon or Nigeria must submit their application file to the German Embassy in their home country. The deadline for applications is July 31 of the previous year, e.g. July 31, 2015, for the 2016/17 intake.

Please send your documents in good time to ensure their timely arrival at the MIPLC. We are regrettably not in a position to track your files with the German postal service or any courier services.

Offered annually? Yes

How to Apply

To apply for this scholarship, proceed as follows:

  • Refer to the DAAD program brochure from the link below and read the information carefully;
  • Determine whether you are eligible to apply by DAAD and MIPLC standards; keeping in mind that where MIPLC and DAAD have differing requirements, the stricter requirements prevail;
  • Apply for admission to the MIPLC by using our online application system, accessible below, and follow the instructions provided;
  • When you come to the end of the online application, check “I would like to apply for financial assistance” and “I would like to apply for the DAAD scholarship” and complete the MIPLC Financial Assistance Application Form that opens automatically;
  • Print the forms and add all required documentation, as per the instructions provided;
  • Download and complete the DAAD Scholarship Application Form and add the other documents required by the DAAD (for details, please refer to the brochure – NB: the MIPLC does not require a research exposé);
  • Send your complete application as detailed below.

Submit your application directly to the MIPLC, unless you are from Cameroon, Myanmar, or Nigeria, in which case you must submit your application through the German Embassy in your country.

Please make sure that your file is complete with all the documents indicated above. Otherwise, your application cannot be processed. Your complete file must reach the MIPLC by the dates specified below.

Visit Scholarship Webpage. Also see link here

Sponsors: DAAD

Important Notes: 

From the list of admitted candidates, the MIPLC will then put together a shortlist of candidates for the DAAD scholarship. All shortlisted applicants will be invited for a Skype or telephone interview. Based on these interviews, MIPLC will pre-select the scholars. The final decision about allocating the scholarship rests with the DAAD.

The successful applicants will be informed by the DAAD directly. All unsuccessful applicants will receive communication from the MIPLC.

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  1. Ayia Tonny says

    hello,am very intrested in your a Ugandan student who is physically disabled having a bachelor in development studies.May you help me out f posibe or through any other connecton to relevant people.tonny Ayina

  2. hattywise says

    Most of university in Africa,students graduate with Bachelor degree,took 3 years lengths.will they be eligible to apply?
    Is there any other ways to consider them either by total courses taken or units or grade points so as to be eligible??
    “its aboutDAAD scholarship for developing countries”

  3. says

    Am from Sierra Leone, I am studying Medicines in the University of Sierra Leone but want to apply for a scholarship to continue with my studies some where else. Because my country is poor and they cant provide us with d basic needs to study Medicine please help to apply for a scholarship in Germany to study Medicine.

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