German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship for Indian Candidates

German Academic Exchange Service or Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst(DAAD) is offering scholarship for pursuing Master's in Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG) in selected German Universities. This article gives you a brief details and related important informations.

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst(DAAD)scholarship for Master's in Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG).

Field of study covered by DAAD Scholarship:

- Public Policy,

- Good Governance,

- International Relations,

- Public Management,

- Administration, and

- Civil Society.

What covers DAAD Scaholarship: DAAD Scholarship offers many benefits to bright Indian students which covers the following:

- Air fare between India and Germany.

- Applicants are entitled to a monthly stipend of 750 Euros.

- Exemption from tution fees.

- Free health insurance.

- Before studies students undergo a six months free German Language Course with free lodging and pocket allowance.


- 1st class Bachelor's Degree from a recognised university in India. No professional experience is required.

Conditions to be fulfilled by the applicant: DAAD has stipulated many conditions to be fulfilled by the applicant in order to get scholarship:

- The qualified candidate wants to actively contribute to the
social and economic development of his/her home country.

- Applicant should be residing in India at the time
of application.

- Applicant who is in Germany for more than one year at the time of application is not eligible.

- The gap between the date of getting degree and application deadline should not be more than six years.

Application form: Application form can be downloaded from the official website of DAAD @

Documents to be submitted alongwith the application form: Applicant has to submit two application forms with the following documents attached:

- Passport-size photograph to each form.

- Two copies of full curriculum-vitae.

- Two copies of motivation letter.

- Two references from senior academics from the applicant's
field of study/research. Proforma is also available on DAAD's website. Applicant has to ensure that referee's title and academic status should be
clearly indicated, in sealed envelope and recent dated.

- Two copies of TOEFL or IELTS scores and German Language skills at A2 level, if any.

- Two copies of attested academic certificates and mark-sheets. If the certificates are in Hindi then attested Enlish traslated copies are required to be submitted.

- Applicant has to be ensure that the application form must be in standard A4 size.

- The first and last name of the applicant should be identical with the applicant's personal details in the passport.

Important date: The last date for submitting application form is July 31, 2011..

Contact details: Applicants from Maharashtra can get more details from DAAD's regional office which is located at the following address:

Contact Person: Dr. Anja Hallacker.

c / o Max Mueller Bhavan,
Boat Club Road 14/3-B,
Pune- 411 001.


Phone: +912026164945142 or +912026161042142.




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