The DAAD awards funding to Sub-Saharan African students for full-time Master or Ph.D. degrees in their own country or another Sub-Saharan African country as part of its In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme.
The program promotes the mobility of researchers between Sub-Saharan African countries and capacity building at Sub-Saharan African universities.
Master and Ph.D. scholarships in this program are awarded for preselected degree programs in development-related and SDG-oriented fields at preselected Sub-Saharan African institutions. Scholarships are awarded to Sub-Saharan African students for study and research in their home country (In-Country) or in another Sub-Saharan African country (In-Region).
Ghana – West African Center for Crop Improvement (WACCI), University of Ghana, Subject fields: Master Seed Science and Technology (Master)
Malawi – Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Subject field: Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (Ph.D.)
Namibia – University of Namibia (UNAM), Subject fields: Biodiversity Management (Master)
South Africa – (In-Region scholarships only; In-Country scholarships for South Africa are addressed in a separate call for applications -> DAAD South Africa In-Country
The University of Witwatersrand, African Centre for Migration and Displacement (ACMS), Subject field: Migration and Displacement Studies (Master, Ph.D.)
The online info sessions are live, interactive and give us the opportunity to come together virtually, share information as well as discuss questions directly. Participation is free of charge.
The virtual Info Session will be on 23 March! To join the session, registration is required.
If you were unable to join the session, you can still access the recorded video here
Flyer on the open calls and Info Session here: DAAD In- County/In-Region Scholarship Southern Africa