Catholic KAAD Scholarship Program, Germany

Deadline: usually November and June
Open to:
Christians from Africa, Asia, Middle East, Latin America with 1. university degree
Scholarship: for Master, PhD

Who can apply?

For the scholarship programme 1 of KAAD you can apply if you:

* come from a developing or emerging country in Africa, Asia, the Middle East or Latin America
* have a university degree and professional experience from your home country
* want to acquire a master’s degree or a PhD at a German university or do a post-doctoral research project (2-6 months for established university lecturers) at a German university
* are a Catholic Christian (or general belong to a Christian denomination). Candidates from other religions can apply if they are proposed by Catholic partners and can prove their commitment to interreligious dialogue.

What does KAAD expect from you?

* Above-average performance in studies and research
* The orientation of your studies or research towards permanent reintegration in your home region (otherwise the scholarship is turned into a loan),
* Religious and social commitment (activities) and willingness to inter-religious dialogue
* German language skills before starting the studies (KAAD can provide a language course of max. 6 months in Germany).

KAAD is working with focus- and partner countries in your region. There are so-called Partner Committees in these countries and applications are channelled via them. Applications from other countries can be considered only in exceptional cases.

For more information about your region, visit the following sites:

Africa (sub-Sahara)


Latin America

Near and Middle East (including northern Africa)

Katholischer Akademischer Ausländer-Dienst
Hausdorffstr. 151
53129 Bonn
+49 228 917580

official website

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