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Master’s Programme in German Studies at the University of Nairobi

University of Nairobi Master’s Scholarship in German Studies

Country: Kenya
City: Nairobi
Oct 01, 2022 - Sep 30, 2023
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 The DAAD has been funding the German Studies course since 2011 from the title “Scholarships for the training and further education of African German students and German lecturers” with up to 10 scholarships (in-country and in the region) at the UoN as well as the one-semester stay in Germany included.

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Application Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in German Studies or German as a Foreign Language (DaF) as a major or minor
  • At least  Second Class Upper Honors,
  • Knowledge of German at least at B2 level or equivalent
  • The last degree should not be more than 6 years old at the time of application

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Scholarship Benefits

The participation in the course also includes a research stay in Germany at the beginning of the second year of study (if funds are available)

  • Grant rate of 240 euros per month (for Kenyans) or
  • Grant rate of 380 euros per month (for non-Kenyans)
  • Payment of the tuition fees at the UoN
  • Annual research grant
  • Health insurance (for non-Kenyans only)
  • Travel allowance (for non-Kenyans only)

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Application Process

After the formal examination, the preselected applicants must apply to the UoN for admission to the Master’s programme.

Successful applicants will then get a professional assessment and be invited to an interview with the commission by the Nairobi branch office.

In addition to previous academic achievements and knowledge of German, selection criteria include a convincing presentation of the professional and personal motives for participating in the course.

Only Master’s students admitted to the course by the UoN can receive a DAAD scholarship.



Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Event Date01 October,2022 to 30 September,2023
Deadline31 March,2022
FieldMaster's Scholarship
OrganizerDAAD, University of Nairobi
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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