Syracuse University

Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Graduate Opportunities

About the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Graduate Opportunities

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) offers opportunities for graduate students that range from study stays, longer research periods as well as scholarship opportunities for full degrees. These include:
– One year research grants awarded to exceptional candidates who have completed a Master’s degree or PhD (postdocs)
– Doctoral Studies research grants awarded to exceptional Master’s degree holders who wish to earn a doctoral degree at a German institution
– Short term Research grants awarded to graduate students or postdocs for 1 – 6 months
– Graduate Study scholarship – awarded for a full Master’s degree program at a German university
– RISE Professional that offers summer research internships in Germany for Master’s and PhD students
– EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) that offers two-month long internship opportunities in the German parliament – the Bundestag

Special Location of award, if applicable: Germany

Eligible applicants:

Eligibility requirements vary by program

University endorsement required?

No

Citizenship requirement:

The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Graduate Opportunities application process:


Start by exploring the DAAD website for information on the different scholarship opportunities that are a good fit for your academic background and career goals.
Take note of the language requirements for the programs that you are considering – some programs require some proficiency in German
Application instructions and deadlines vary widely by program

Once you determine which program(s) you want to apply to, contact CFSA for information on how to get started with your application(s)

Advising contact:

Jolynn Parker  Email:  jmpark02@syr.edu
More Information:  https://www.daad.org/en/find-funding/graduate-opportunities/

Enter any terms you are interested, such as “Government” or “Biotechnology”,