HTW Berlin - University of Applied Sciences
DAAD Master’s Scholarships in Development-Related Postgraduate Courses: DAAD – The German Academic Exchange Service is funding Development-Related Postgraduate Courses in Germany and invites applications from candidates in focus African countries. You can apply to take part in the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses Master’s Scholarships in the framework of the Special Initiative on Training and Job Creation. 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 the fields mentioned below.
International and Development Economics – Master
Focus on Development: MIDE allows students to gain expertise in the area of international trade relations with a strong focus on development.
Focus on Economics: MIDE comprises several international and development economics modules as well as interdisciplinary courses selected on the basis of their relevance to current events and discourse in the development field.
Excellent Education in the Heart of Europe: Considering the relatively low costs of living in the German capital, MIDE provides you with excellent educational value for money compared to other equally attractive study destinations in Europe. Study in cosmopolitan Berlin and experience its flair and vitality. The famous landmarks, such as the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, Checkpoint Charlie and many more will inspire you as much as the art and culture scene of the German capital.
International Teamwork: With an average yearly intake of forty students, MIDE study groups are comprised of twenty-five or more different nationalities.
Group Diversity: By addressing students from developed and developing countries, MIDE fosters a cohesive group experience and diversity among intake groups.
Multicultural Awareness: MIDE strives to create a positive and inclusive environment, where students of all nationalities and ethnic or religious backgrounds can feel comfortable and welcome.
High Employability with contributions to the achievement of the SDGs: 85% of MIDE graduates work in positions that allow contributions to the achievement of the SDGs. The most mentioned SDGs are SDG 1: No Poverty, SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth and SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.
Opportunity is About:
Economics, Business, Management & Finance
Candidates should be from:
Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Rwanda ,Senegal ,Tunisia.
Description of Ideal Candidate:
Main DAAD selection criteria:
study results so far
Proof of Language Skills: – English – IELTS or TOEFL – German – required for courses taught in German
Note: For detailed information see the relevant master´s course description on their web pages
at least two years of working experience in a relevant field at the time of application
a convincing description of the subject-related and personal motivation for the study project in Germany and the expected benefit when returning to the home country
Most recent university degree should be obtained in the last six years prior to the application for the scholarship. Applicants who have stayed in Germany for more than 15 months at the time of the application deadline are not considered as eligible. All master´s courses have further additional requirements that must be fulfilled by the applicants in any case.
Country Eligibility (Who can Apply?):
The scholarship programme is open to graduates from Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia with mandatory focus in the following assigned fields:
Development of business parks and industrial zones
Agrobusiness and Value Creation – Automotive and Mobility
Information and Communication Technology/ Digital Economy/ New Technologies (including Renewable Energy/ Energy Efficiency)
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Cost/funding for participants:
The program covers the following;
Scholarship of currently monthly 861 € for selected master´s programmes at German institutions of higher education listed below. The study programmes are usually starting in Sep/Oct 2021 and are taught in German and/or English.
contributions to health insurance in Germany
appropriate travel allowance
study and research subsidy
monthly rent subsidy where applicable,
allowances for spouses and/or children where applicable.
2-months-German language course prior to the beginning of the respective course. For courses taught in German: 6-months-German language course from April 2021 to September 2021. The language course takes place at selected institutes in Germany and usually not at the universities of the selected master’s programmes. The language course is compulsory.
scholarships for a six month practical phase after graduation possible
To apply for this job please visit mide.htw-berlin.de.