Master's Degree Programmes


In-Country/In-Region Scholarships

Call for Applications: Strengthening Higher Education and Research in Eastern Africa

The programme aims at fostering strong, internationally oriented higher educa-tion systems in Eastern Africa, which can contribute to sustainable development. To this end, scholarships are granted for development-related Masters or doc-toral studies for individuals who plan to pursue a career in teaching and / or re-search at a higher education institution in Eastern Africa. At the same time the program aims at encouraging and facilitating cross border exchange of students and inter university collaboration within sub Saharan Africa.
Scholarships are awarded only for selected institutions, which are affiliat-ed with the programme. These will receive a maximum quota of scholar-ships (both In-Country and In-Region) for (post)graduate programmes or individual doctorates. This call for applications aims at Eastern Africa higher education institutions, research centres/networks wishing to partic-ipate as host institution in the programme.

Click hier to access the current announcement regarding procedures and guidelines for universities in Sudan, Ethiopia South Sudan, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi Applying to Participate as Host Institutions in the Scholarship Programme In-Country/In-Region Strengthening Higher Education and Research in Eastern Africa.

For prior consultation with DAAD, please contact: Mr. Bonface Nyagah | +254-733-465720 (for Research Institutions/networks and for universities from Ethiopia) Mr. Kennedy Wambua | +254-733-929929 (for universities from Uganda,Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi) Ms Elizabeth Waithaka | +254-735-860500 (for universities from Kenya and Sudan)