This programme is designed to further qualify future leaders in selected fields and to prepare them in practice-oriented courses for their professional life.

Very good graduates with a first university degree and with at least two years of related professional experience after the first degree (bachelor) get the chance to obtain a master’s degree in disciplines that are of special relevance to the development of their home country in selected fields. On completion of the academic education a six month practical phase will follow. With this programme, DAAD intends to support the improvement of employability: The programme contributes to the provision of academically qualified experts for the economic development within the special initiative’s core areas.

Download the call for more details. Earliest application deadline is 15th March 2021.

Download: Call for Applications: Special Initiative on Training and Job Creation (pdf, 172.16 KB)