The DAAD offers a range of opportunities for doctoral candidates and academics with a doctoral degree. Here you will find a non-exhaustive overview.

For more opportunities, please refer to the information on other scholarships on this website. For more research grants and fellowships by the DAAD and other German organisations visit our scholarship database.

For University staff and scientists

Name Destination country Subject Area Scholarship Details
Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists Germany Any Link to Programme Overview
Staff Exchange in Sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Any, usually with relevance to development Link to Programme Overview
AIMS Fellowship Ghana Mathematical Sciences Link to Programme Overview
AIMS Fellowship Cameroon Mathematical Sciences Link to Programme Overview
AIMS Fellowship South Africa Mathematical Sciences Link to Programme Overview
AIMS Fellowship Senegal Mathematical Sciences Link to Programme Overview
AIMS Fellowship Tanzania Mathematical Sciences Link to Programme Overview

 

Research grants and research stays

 

Name Destination country Subject Area Scholarship Details
Research Grants – Short-Term Grants Germany Various Link to Programme Overview
Research Grants – Doctoral Programmes in Germany Germany Various Link to Programme Overview
Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (PRIME) Various, and Germany Various Link to Programme Overview
Re-invitation Programme for Former Scholarship Holders Germany Various Link to Programme Overview

Fellowships

Name Destination country Subject area Scholarship details
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Germany For Former DAAD In-Region/In-Country Scholarship Holders from Sub-Saharan Africa Germany Various Link to Programme Overview
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sub-Saharan Africa at DAAD supported Centres of Excellence Various Various Link to Programme Overview
DLR-DAAD Research Fellowship Programme Germany Aeronautics, Space, Transport, Energy Link to Programme Overview
Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowships Germany Various Link to Programme Overview

 

 Dr. Tulashie
As a faculty member of my university, I find the research grants offered by the DAAD for research stays in Germany a very useful tool in starting university collaborations. I will recommend this to all my colleagues.

Dr. Ing. Samuel Tulashie (Short-term research stay, 2015)