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DAAD Alumni Programmes - Research Stays, Seminars and Conferences

Re-Invitation Programme (1 to 3 months)

The Re-invitation Program helps the DAAD to maintain contact with its former scholarship holders who had studied in Germany for at least on year. DAAD Alumni can apply for a re-invitation to Germany with the purpose of completing a research or work project at a state higher education institution or non-university research institute. 

For further information please check this website.

The 2nd Cairobi-Conference for DAAD Alumni from Countries of the Nile Basin

Naivasha, Kenya 20th – 21st October 2017
about “Languages –Multi-disciplinary Perspectives from along the Nile”


- to develop multi-disciplinary perspectives surrounding questions of languages in the broad scene
- to bring together perspectives from different countries from the Nile Basin
- to foster collaboration and networking along the topic, in the region and among DAAD alumni.

Call for Abstracts

We invite abstracts of not more than 2000 characters that are related to one of the outlined sub-themes from DAAD Alumni from the Nile Basin Countries: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Ruanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Please note that the topics should have a high academic relevance and be at the same time easily comprehensible for non-experts of your academic field. Abstracts should be sent as word document as part of the filled application form. Please send your abstract to alumni@daadcairo.org and bretz@daadafrica.org latest by 21st July 2017. A scientific committee will select the successful abstracts. Authors of successful abstracts will be informed by 28th July 2017. Your paper can either have a country level focus or it can have a transnational regional focus. We want to also encourage young researchers to send their proposals.

Click hier to access the announcement and application form.