Ghanaian German Doctoral Training Programme 2017

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in collaboration with the Ghana Scholarships Secretariat invites applications from Ghanaians with Science background for the above-mentioned scholarship tenable in Germany.

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The aim of the programme is to strengthen the bond between Ghana and Germany.

The DAAD is represented in Ghana through the DAAD Information Center in Accra. With a DAAD-funded Center of Excellence at the University of Ghana a bilateral Government Scholarship PhD Programme.


Course Level: The programme is available to pursue doctoral training.

Study Subject: The programme is awarded in the field of Science.

Scholarship Award: The programme will cover the following:

  • Doctoral Training Programme

Number of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Germany


Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a Ghanaian citizen resident in Ghana.
  • Must be a teaching staff of a Public or accredited private Tertiary University or Polytechnic.
  • Be a first Degree holder with 2nd Class Upper division or First Class
  • Must hold Master’s degree equivalent to B+ grade or above
  • Should have a National Service certificate
  • The Master’s degree generally should not be more than six (6) years at the last time of graduation.
  • Should not be more than 45 years
  • Should be willing to learn the German Language

Nationality: Ghanaian applicants are eligible for the programme.

College Admission Requirement


Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have master degree.

English Language Requirement: Applicants must have fluency in English.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply by post

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research proposal (not more than 10 pages) including a detailed timetable.
  • Should have secured admission to a recognized German University and develop the research proposal with a would-be German Supervisor.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link


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