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DAAD Masters Scholarships for Public Policy & Good Governance notification 2017

DAAD announces Masters Scholarships for Public Policy & Good Governance 2017

DAAD Master Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance in Germany, and applications are submitted till 31st July 2016

 

Also See : Scholarships 2018

 

Brief Description

This programme is designed to further qualify future leaders in politics, law, economics and administration according to the principles of Good Governance and to prepare them in a praxis-oriented course for their professional life

With this Programme, DAAD intends to contribute to the support of Good Governance and civil society structures in selected partner countries and regions

The following Master Courses are available:

-Hertie School of Governance, Berlin: Master of Public Policy (MPP)

-University Duisburg-Essen: Master of Development and Governance

-Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt: Master of Public Policy (MPP)

-Leuphania University Lüneburg: Public Economics, Law and Politics (PELP)

-Hochschule Osnabrück: Management in Nonprofit Organisations

-University of Osnabrück: M.A. Democratic Governance and Civil Society

-University Passau: Master of Governance and Public Policy

-University Potsdam: Master of Public Management (MPM)

No. of awards: Not Specified

Scholarship Tenure: The DAAD Master Scholarships for Public Policy is for two-year Master courses (in some cases one-year courses) at a range of eight carefully selected PPGG courses at prestigious German institutions of Higher Education. The majority of these courses are taught in English or partly in English

Value of Scholarship: DAAD pays a monthly scholarship rate of currently 750 €

The scholarship also includes contributions to health insurance in Germany. In addition, DAAD grants an appropriate travel allowance as well as a study and research subsidy and in applicable cases rent subsidies and/or family allowances. DAAD-scholarship holders are exempt from tuition fees

Eligibility

The DAAD Master Scholarships for Public Policy scheme is open to candidates from Africa, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia as well as from countries in the Middle East

Very well qualified graduates with a first university degree (Bachelor or equivalent) who in the future want to actively contribute to the social and economic development of their home countries

The scholarships are offered both for young graduates without professional experience and for mid-career professionals

Requirements

In addition to the completed undergraduate studies (Bachelor or equivalent) and the study results, the main criterion for selection is a convincing description of the subject-related and personal motivation for the study project in Germany and the expected benefit after the return to the home country

For Master courses taught in German or in German and English, good knowledge of German (ideally at completed A 2 level at the time of application) is an advantage for being able to pass the German language test required for admission to the Master programme at the end of the six-month preparatory German course

For all courses proof of good knowledge of English (is required. For more details please check the admission requirements for the selected course

Selection Criteria

The main criterion for selection is a convincing description of the subject-related and personal motivation for the study project in Germany and the expected benefit after the return to the home country

Scholarship Application Method

Please submit your application for the selected Master courses and for the DAAD scholarship directly to the respective university. The application period at all 8 universities lasts from June 1st to July 31st 2016

Scholarship Application Due Date: The next application deadline is 31st July 2016

It is important to read the 2017 Announcement and the FAQs for further information