Application documents

  • Online application form, duly filled in (available in the DAAD-Portal).
  • Curriculum vitae (please use the europass specimen form at, including list of publications (if applicable).
  • Letter of invitation from a German host institution.
  • Research proposal (at least 5 pages) including detailed time and work plan which must have been arranged in advance with the host researcher in Germany.
  • Confirmation from a German professor stating that she /he will host the applicant during the stay
  • 2 recommendation letters by academic referees
  • Ph.D. certificate (certified as a true copy of the original certificate).
  • Master’s certificate (certified as a true copy of the original certificate).
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Application deadline for DAAD In-Region Scholarship for Sub-Saharan Africa

Applications can be handed in at any time, but at least four months before the intended visit to Germany.

Application location

German Academic Exchange Service
Section ST32 – Africa
Kennedyallee 50
53175 Bonn