Agriculture Economics, Bioeconomy and rural development, PhD program in Germany

Research Scholarship in Applied Science , in Art and Humanities , in Natural Science
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  • Apply Before : October 31, 2021
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree PH.D
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • Fields of study Agricultural Economics Bioeconomy Rural Development
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 7063
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides financial supports for Ph.D. applicants from developing countries in the field of agricultural economics, bio-economy, and rural development in Germany. the scholarship will cover all costs of the entire duration of 38 months with family member support.



Location: Germany

Field of study:

  • Agricultural economics
  • Bioeconomy
  • Rural development

Instruction language: English                                                        Level of study: Ph.D. program

Degree awarded: Dr.Sc.agr. (Ph.D.)                                           Start of the program: 1 June Each year

Duration: 42 months with four months of language preparation       Deadline:  For DAAD scholarship 31 August of each year.

Duration: 38 Months

Scholarship details:

The program will be supported by  DAAD 

Benefits of the program:

  • A package including scholarship, support to field research and other benefits
  • Academic supervision by leading professors
  • Financial support for family members
  • Ph.D. research on a topic related to your home country
  • Participation in international conferences
  • Strategic planning for a career at home country
  • Alumni network and a comprehensive re-invitation program
  • Academic writing workshops
  • 410 Euros per month as an allowance during the language course
  • 1200 Euros as scholarship will be paid monthly
  • Language courses
  • Stress and time management training
  • Intercultural training

Who can apply:

  • Applicants must be from developing and emerging countries
  • Applicants must have professional experience
  • Applications are invited from universities and national or international research institutions for staff development
  • Applications from M.Sc degree holders employed in government administration, consultancies, international agencies

The focus of the program:

  • Developing countries and economies in transition
  • Research opportunities at the micro-regional or macro levels as well at the inter-face to natural resources and the environment
  • Acquisition and training of soft skills opportunities
  • Applicants will be supported in the collection of empirical data
  • Problems analyzing and developing solutions for applicant’s home country
  • Leadership skills training
  • Exchange activities

Requirement documents

  • Master degree with a grade of A or B or higher
  • Application is possible within 6 years (maximum) after obtaining the MSc degree
  • English language proficiency; TOEFL ( IBT 90, PBT 577, CBT 233), IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
  • Two years of professional work experience
  • Required documents:
  • DAAD application form (signed)
  • Motivation letter (signed)
  • CV
  • List of publication (signed)
  • Bachelor and Master degree diploma and transcript
  • Language proof
  • Study plan (5-7 pages)
  • Two-letter of recommendation from your employer

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How to apply:

Applicants must send their documents to the host university before the deadline each year.

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You can send your documents both by email and post to the addresses below: please send an email with your proposal in a pdf file.

DAAD/Ph.D. Office 490C

Wollgrasweg 43

University of Hohenheim

70 599 Stuttgart

Tel. +49-711-45923658

Email: [email protected]

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