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Programmes and scholarships offered by the DAAD for applicants from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania:

Scholarships for Students and Graduates

Programme Who can apply Duration Description and Application Notes
University Summer Courses offered in Germany for Foreign Students Bachelor students, who have completed at least their first year of studies, Master students. Minimum A2 level of German language is required 3-4 weeks between June and September Description and Application  Find the course offer here
Study Scholarships – Master Studies for Graduates of All Disciplines Graduates (Bachelor/Master) who have completed their studies at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme 1-2 academic years Description and Application  Application in the last study year before graduation is possible
Study Scholarships – Postgraduate studies  in the field of Architecture Graduates (Bachelor/Master) in the areas of Architecture, Interior Design, Monument Conservation, Urban Planning/Urban Development, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning 1-2 academic years Description and Application Leaflet about portfolio and work samples  Architecture
Study Scholarships – Postgraduate Studies in the Field of Music Graduates (Bachelor/Master) in the the field of Music 1-2 academic years Description and Application Leaflet for musical recordings and work samples  Music
Study Scholarships – Postgraduate Studies in the Field of Performing Arts Graduates (Bachelor/Master) in the the field of Performing Arts 1-2 academic years Description and Application Leaflet for work samples Performing Arts
Study Scholarships – Postgraduate Studies in Fields of Fine Arts, Design, Visual Communication and Film Graduates (Bachelor/Master) in the the fields of Fine Arts, Design, Visual Communication and Film 1-2 academic years Description and Application Leaflet for work samples  Fine Art, Design/Visual Communication and Film
Study Visits by Groups of Foreign Students Maximum of 15 students accompanied by one university teacher 7 -12 days Description and Application Application three times a year possible.  Visit of at least two German universities and participation in the academic programme is required.

 

Research Grants for Doctoral Candidates and Young Scientists

Programme Who can apply Duration Description and Application Notes
Research Grants – Short-Term Grants Doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists 1-6 months Description and Application

Application twice a year possible

Additional Information for Applicants  from Medical Fields

Research Grants – One-Year Grants Doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists 7-10 months Description and Application Additional Information for Applicants  from Medical Fields
Research Grants – Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degrees Depending on the nature of the project
a) Applicants who have completed a Master’s degree or Diploma at the latest at the beginning of their scholarship
b) Applicants who have admission to a doctoral programme at the latest at the beginning of their scholarship.
maximum 24 months Description and Application Additional Information for Applicants  from Medical Fields
DLR-DAAD Research Fellowships in the fields of Space, Aeronautics, Energy and Transportation Research Doctoral and postdoctoral students as well as senior scientists Depending on the funding type 1-36 months Description and Application DLR-DAAD Fellowships – Current Offers’

 

Scholarships for University Academics, Scientists and Alumni

Programme Who can apply Duration Description and Application Notes
Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists University teachers and established academics and scientists who have usually completed a doctoral degree and work at a university or research institute in their home country 1-3 months Description and Application Application twice a year possible
Study Visits for Academics – Artists and Architects

University teachers from the following disciplines:

  • Architecture (Interior Design, Monument Conservation, Urban Planning/Urban Development, Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning)
  • Fine Art, Film, Design, Visual Communication
  • Performing Arts (Drama, Direction, Musicals, Dance, Performance Studies, Choreography, etc.)
  • Music
1-3 months Description and Application Application twice a year possible
Re-invitation Programme for Former Scholarship Holders
  • Former holders of DAAD research grants or study scholarships, whose funding was provided by the Federal Foreign Office for a period of over six months
  • Former East German scholarship holders who studied for at least one year in Germany
1-3 months Description and Application Application twice a year possible

 

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