(Scholarship) DAAD-Scholarship Programme (German Academic Exchange Service) for 2009-10

DAAD-Scholarship Programme (German Academic Exchange Service) for 2009-10

“Postgraduate Degree Courses with Relevance to Developing Countries”
Academic Year 2009/2010

Applications should be submitted to the following*:
- the German Embassy no later than August 31, 2008.

In general applicants should not be older than 36 years of age at the time of the submission of their application.

For further information:
Mrs. Susanne Lenz (DAAD-lecturer at UP Diliman) – Susanne. Lenz [at]gmx.net
Ms. Davina Dy (Cultural Section, German Embassy Manila) – pr-1000[at]mani.diplo.de

The DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst / German Academic Exchange Service) is one of the world’s largest and most respected intermediary organisations in its field. Scores of students, teachers, researchers and scientists supported by the DAAD have been able to gain valuable experience abroad.

The 200 and more programmes with which the DAAD range from short-term exchanges for research or teaching purposes through to doctoral scholarships lasting several years for graduates from developing countries, from information visits by delegations of foreign university vice chancellors through to the long term regional programmes conceived to establish efficient higher education systems in Developing Countries. www.daad.de

The postgraduate degree courses in Germany with relevance to developing countries aim to qualify junior experts and executives from developing countries in fields such as trade, business and administration.

These postgraduate degree courses offer career-based and practice-oriented initial and continuing training. Their content focuses on key development policy questions and they stand out by delivering practice relevant know-how. The typical scholarship holder will come either from a public authority or state or private company in a developing country and as such be engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with em