DAAD Masters Scholarships in Public Policy and Good Governance
Last updated: 23 Apr 2013
Deadline: 31 July 2013
Study in: Germany
Next course starts 2014
This programme is designed to academically qualified 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. The programme offers very good graduates with a first university degree the chance to obtain a Master’s degree in disciplines that are of special relevance for the social, political and economic development of their home country. With this programme, DAAD intends to contribute to the support of Good Governance and civil society structures in selected partner countries and regions.
Participating Programmes in Host Institutions:
The following Master courses can be undertaken at selected German Universities as specified below:
• Hertie School of Governance, Berlin: Master of Public Policy (MPP)
• University of Duisburg-Essen: MA Development and Governance
• Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt: Master of Public Policy (MPP)
• Leuphana University of Lüneburg: Public Economics, Law and Politics (PELP)
• Hochschule Osnabrück: Management in Non-Profit Organisations
• University of Osnabrück: Master Democratic Governance and Civil Society
• University of Passau: Governance and Public Policy
• University of Potsdam: Public Policy and Management (PPM)
Number of Scholarships:
About 8-10 scholarships are available for each Masters Course under the PPGG Programme.
The scholarship scheme is open to candidates from Africa, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia as well as from countries in the Middle East. See List of Countries entitled for Application.
The scholarships are (generally) for two-year Master courses at a German institution of higher education. 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.
The scholarship targets 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.
In addition to the study results achieved so far, 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 courses taught in English, proof of good knowledge of English (generally a minimum of 550 TOEFL scores or equivalent) is required.
The university degree should have been obtained during the six years before the application for the scholarship. Applicants cannot be considered if they have been in Germany for more than one year at the time of application.
All Master courses have further additional requirements that must be fulfilled by the applicants at any case.
Further information about the papers to be submitted is listed on the application form which can be obtained from the Internet, from the diplomatic and consular representations of the Federal Republic of Germany or from the local DAAD lecturers, Offices or Information Centres. You can find country-specific information here. The complete set of application requirements must be submitted by 31 July 2013 to the local DAAD or diplomatic representation in your home country.
It is important to read the 2013 Announcement and visit the official website (found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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♦ Level of Study: Masters,
♦ Field of Study: Law and Public Policy,
♦ Place of Study: Germany,