DAAD-EPOS Scholarships 2024-2025 for Master’s and Ph.D. Degree in Development-Related Courses in Germany

Research Scholarship in Applied Science , in Art and Humanities , in Business and Law , in Education and Languages , in Engineering , in Medicine , in Natural Science , in Social Science
  • Germany, Germany

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 3507
  • Degree MasterPH.D
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTSCEFR
  • Fields of study Different
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 12 to 24 months
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction EnglishGermanSpanish
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

DAAD offers Scholarships for the Development-Related Courses (EPOS) program (DAAD-EPOS Scholarships) for students from developing countries and emerging economies to pursue their master’s degree or Ph.D. program in Germany in 2024/25.

About the program:

EPOS program is offered for the students from the countries in 5 continents that are listed below. This program pays all expenses such as monthly allowance, travel, health insurance, and etcetera.

Key Details

Application Deadline: August – November ( varies according to the field of study)

Number of Scholarships: limited

Level of Study: Master or Ph.D.

Duration of the Program:

  • 12 months – 24 Months for Master’s Program
  • 42 Months for Ph.D. Degree

Host Institutions: German Universities

Study Years: 2024-2025

Supporting Organization: Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development) BMZ

Fields of Study

  • Architecture (and related fields)/Urban development
  • Economic sciences
  • Development Related Sciences
  • Agricultural Science
  • Environmental sciences
  • Health-related sciences
  • Education Sciences
  • Media Sciences
  • Business administration
  • Political Sciences
  • Media studies
  • Natual Sciences
  • Geography and Geo sciences
  • Engineering and related fields of study
  • Mathematics
  • Regional and Urban planning
  • Medicine and Public Health
  • Social Scienc

Benefits of the DAAD-EPOS Scholarships

The DAAD scholarship provides great funding for the duration of the study program that includes the following:

  • Monthly allowance 934 Euros for the masters degree and 1200 Euros for Ph.D. studies
  • Health insurance payments
  • Travel cost
  • Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:
    • Monthly rent subsidy
    • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of the family

Related: read about Free Education in Germany in Different Fields of study

List of Available Programs

For the academic 2024/25, DAAD-EPOS Scholarships are available for the following fields. Please remember that the fields are not limited to the below courses, you can check more opportunties in the list of DAAD-EPOS courses list for 2024/25:

You can check the complete list of the programs offered by EPOS programs in Development Related fields in the official link provided at the end of this post.

Related: Read About Chinese Government Scholarships for International Students CQUPT, 2023-24

Eligibility and Requirements

Here are some general requirnments for the academic year 2024/25; please visit the specific study program webpage for detailed infromation:

  • English language proficiency for Programs taught in English (Toefl ibt 80 or IELTS 6
  • German DSH 2 or TestDaF 4 for the programs taught in the German language.
  • Two years of work experience
  • Hold a bachelor degree with the result above the average
  • Not be graduated before six years
  • Be national of eligible countries.

Common Required Documents

Please prepare these common required documents for your DAAD-EPOS Scholarships:

  • Language proficiency proof (English taught program TOEFL / IELTS. German taught program DSH 2)
  • Currently employment proof
  • Motivation letter (Hand signed)
  • DAAD Application form (Signed)
  • CV (hand-signed. Use http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/)
  • Recommendation letter with letterhead, signature and official stamped (from university and employer)
  • Work experience certificate
  • Bachelor degree certificate
  • Academic transcripts
  • High school graduation certificate (Shahadatnama)

Note: please see the course description if it needs more documents.

How to Apply to DAAD-EPOS Scholarship?

  • Applicants can apply directly to the degree program they want to study. They need to read the complete instruction and apply to the university.
  • Selected applicants will be suggested for DAAD Scholarships.
  • DAAD will contact the suggested applicants to upload their documents on the DAAD portal
  • Finalized applicants will be informed.

Please read 2024/2025 Brochure to get more information about the programs, application requirements, and application process.


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