DAAD-EPOS Scholarship for Master of WASTE in Germany 2025-26

Scholarship in Engineering
  • Germany, Germany
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 211303
  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTSDSH German CEFR
  • Fields of study Air Quality Control, Waste Water Process, and Solid Waste Engineering
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration Four Semesters
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction EnglishGerman
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The University of Stuttgart offers a Master of the WASTE program with the possibility of an EPOS-DAAD Scholarship for the winter term of 2025-26. This scholarship opportunity is for international students who wish to pursue their master’s degree in Air Quality Control, Solid Waste, and Waste Water Process Engineering (WASTE).

The M.Sc. The WASTE program offers a comprehensive curriculum for students specializing in the environmental sector. Over four semesters, students gain expertise in cutting-edge environmental and process technologies, covering air quality control, solid waste management, and wastewater treatment. The program allows for flexibility, enabling students to tailor their studies according to their interests, with opportunities for practical experiences such as industry visits, lab sessions, internships, and project work.

Key Features:

  • Provides in-depth knowledge of environmental and process technologies.
  • Flexible study plans cater to diverse interests, offering broad and specialized education.
  • Opportunities for practical learning through industry visits, internships, and project work.
  • Collaboration with Universidade Federal do Paraná in Brazil allows for a double degree option, enhancing the program’s international profile.

The program’s target audience is designed for students with backgrounds in Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, or Process Engineering, preparing them for careers in global companies, the public sector, or research institutions, addressing environmental challenges effectively.

Program Important Details

Scholarship Application Start: 1 August 2024

Application Deadline: 30 September 2024

Application Period for Self-Financed Applicants: 15 November 2024 to 15 February 2025

Course Start: October 2025

Instruction language: English

Level of Study: Master program

Degree awarded: Master of Science

Course Duration: Four semesters

Host University: University of Stuttgart

Funded Through: DAAD-EPOS Scholarship

Location: Germany

Eligible Countries: All but Developing Countries for the DAAD Scholarship

Funding Type: Fully Funded

Benefits of EPOS-DAAD Scholarship for Master of WASTE

EPOS-DAAD funds the Master of WASTE students fully and provides them with scholarship benefits as follows:

  • Monthly stipends of 934 euros for students
  • Health, accident, and personal liability insurance costs
  • Travel allowance
  • Additional benefits under certain circumstances:
  1. Rent subsidy per month.
  2. Monthly allowance for accompanying family members

Who Can Apply?

To be eligible for the EPOS-DAAD Scholarship for Master of WASTE, applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants of the EPOS-DAAD Scholarship should be from an eligible country.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent in Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Environmental, or Process Engineering or a related field.
  • Meet English proficiency requirements in one of the following tests:
  1. TOEFL (CB): 213, (PB): 550, (iBT): 88
  2. Please note that TOEFL ITP is not acceptable for the application.
  3. IELTS (Academic): 6.5
  4. OR a certificate of an equivalent English test not older than two years.
  • Prove primary user (A2) German language knowledge considering the CEFR; applicants who do not have sufficient or certified knowledge of the German language should take the German Intensive Language Course in September (Free of charge).
  • At least two years of professional experience after Bachelor Studies (Bachelor studies Internships are unacceptable).

Supporting Documents

STEP 1: Required Documents for Application for Admission on C@MPUS:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Bachelor’s or master’s Degree Certificate (Mandatory)
  • Transcript of Records (Mandatory)
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average Letter from University
  • Grading System in the form of certified explanation by applicants’ University (Mandatory)
  • Curriculum Vitae (Mandatory)
  • Motivation Letter (Mandatory)
  • EPOS-DAAD application form downloadable from their website (Mandatory)
  • Checklist (Mandatory)
  • Certificate of Employment (Mandatory)
  • APS Certificate (Only for Chinese Applicants)
  • Recommendation Letter from current employer (Mandatory)
  • Academic Recommendation letters (Optional)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (Mandatory)
  • German Language Proficiency Proof

STEP 2: Required Documents for Postal submission of selected application:

How do I apply for the EPOS-DAAD Scholarship for a Master of WASTE?

To apply for the EPOS-DAAD Scholarship for the Master of WASTE program at the University of Stuttgart, applicants should follow these steps:

Stage 1: Apply for Winter Term 2025/2026 admission via C@MPUS – an online application portal. Review the application guidelines.


Apply Now for Admission

Stage 2: Selected applicants should submit the required documents via postal submission to the M.Sc. WASTE Office. Please download the M.Sc. WASTE Short Application Form. Also, remember to submit a certified hard copy of your translated (English or German) Transcript of Records for your bachelor’s degree.

Note: DO NOT submit the required application documents by post before completing Stage One above. Otherwise, the applicant will not receive their Applicant and Application Numbers for the M.Sc. WASTE Short Application Form. Both numbers can only be accessible on the C@MPUS portal.

Postal Submission Address:

M.Sc. WASTE Office
Admissions Committee
Universität Stuttgart
Institut für Feuerungs- und Kraftwerkstechnik
Pfaffenwaldring 23
D-70569 Stuttgart


Stage 3: Applicants pre-selected for the EPOS-DAAD program must interview with the M.Sc. WASTE Office. In such a case, the WASTE Office will contact the applicant to arrange the appointment.

  • Applicants who do not pass the preselection step can still get admission to the M.Sc. WASTE Program with self-financing options.
  • Please note that applicants who only apply for Stage 1, Stage 2, and Stage 3 will complete their EPOS-DAAD Scholarship application successfully.
  • After the application deadline (30 September 2024), the Admissions Committee will evaluate the submitted applications. Applicants will receive notification via C@MPUS whether they get admission to the M.Sc. WASTE Program or not. Additionally, DAAD will directly inform applicants about their scholarship application results. The University will announce the results upon their admission to the M.Sc. WASTE Program, the latest by the end of April 2025.


Please check the official website of the University of Stuttgart or read the FAQs page for detailed information.


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