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The DAAD awards funding to Sub-Saharan African students for full-time Master or PhD degrees in their own country or another Sub-Saharan African country as part of its In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme.

The programme promotes the mobility of researchers between Sub-Saharan African countries and capacity building at Sub-Saharan African universities.

Master and PhD scholarships in this programme are awarded for preselected degree programmes in development-related and SDG-oriented fields at preselected Sub-Saharan African institutions.

Scholarships are awarded to Sub-Saharan African students for study and research in their home country (In-Country) or in another Sub-Saharan African country (In-Region).

Current Open Calls

Ghana – West African Center for Crop Improvement (WACCI), University of Ghana, Subject fields: Master Seed Science and Technology (Master)

Malawi – Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Subject field: Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (PhD)

Namibia – University of Namibia (UNAM), Subject fields: Biodiversity Management (Master)

South Africa – (In-Region scholarships only; In-Country scholarships for South Africa are addressed in a separate call for applications -> DAAD South Africa In-Country Stellenbosch University (SUN), Subject fields: Molecular Biology and Human Genetics (Master, PhD) as well as Mathematics (Master, PhD)

University of Witwatersrand, African Centre for Migration and Displacement (ACMS), Subject field: Migration and Displacement Studies (Master, PhD)

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