CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: DAAD PhD Proposal Writing Workshop on Thursday, May 16, 2024 in Nairobi To prepare for funding opportunities to do a PhD in Germany 

Features of the workshop:

  • One-day training offered by highly experienced DAAD Alumni
  • Free of charge, but applicants cater for own accommodation, transport
  • Number of participants limited
  • Open to applicants from all academic fields

How to Apply:

E-Mail applications only with the following documents/ information:

–          A research abstract (max. 400 words in word format) of the PhD project to be undertaken (For the abstract to be considered, it MUST contain your name, title of the abstract, the problem statement, clearly stated objectives, methodology)

–          scanned electronic copy of the Master’s certificate (degree not older than 6 years)

–          At which German university do you want to do your PhD (and why), OR contact of a potential supervisor in Germany/ Graduate school

–          Your expectations of the workshop (max. 5 sentences)

Applicants still awaiting examination of their Master’s thesis must provide a scanned electronic copy of the letter of submission from the university.

Application deadlineFriday, April 5, 2024, at noon

Send applications to Ms. Anja Bengelstorff, Programme Officer, via

ONLY complete applications can be considered.

Successful applicants will be notified by April 23, 2024.

We urge prospective applicants to Germany to consider their participation in this workshop! Please also note that eventually, a supervisor in Germany is needed for a scholarship application, and you may want to start your search NOW.

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