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DAAD Information Center Accra

c/o Goethe-Institut Ghana in Accra

East Cantonments

30 Kakramadu Road (next to NAFTI)


Tel: +233 (0)302 784865 or +233 (0)302 760342

Mobile: +233 (0)246108578 or +233 (0)261090939

Email: info@daad-ghana.org

This website provides extensive information for Ghanaians (Non-Ghanaians: please click here) who are interested in going to Germany in order to study or do research. As is well known, Germany boasts one of the best education systems in the world and a qualification gained in Germany surely boosts your career.
We hope this website will assist you in getting all the information you need. You will find information on
  • the higher education system in Germany
  • various degree programmes at German universities
  • your way to a German university as a Ghanaian student/professional
  • scholarship opportunities of the DAAD
  • doing research at a German research institution
  • planning your stay in Germany
  • events by the DAAD Information Center Accra

Office fixed lines are now in service!  Call us on 0302-760342 or 0302-784865!

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Introductory Session

Counselling Format at the DAAD Information Center:

The DAAD Information Center holds a monthly Introductory Session on Study and Research Opportunities in Germany. Participation in this session is free of charge but mandatory prior to visiting the Information Center for individual consultation. Participants will be issued a participatory note which they will have to present before the individual consultation during office hours. Anyone planning to study or do research in Germany is welcome to attend the Introductory Session.

During the Introductory Session informational material will be handed out and information will be given on

- International Degree Programmes in Germany (Bachelors, Masters, PhD)
- general entry requirements and application procedures to German universities
- DAAD scholarship programmes
- subject related information (eg. on studying medicine in Germany)
- visa requirements, and many more.

The Introductory Session will be held on the 1st Thursday of every month between 4pm and 6.30pm at the Goethe-Institut (inner courtyard), which is located next to NAFTI. If the first Thursday of the month falls on a public holiday, the Introductory Session will take place the following Thursday.

Dates for the Introductory Sessions in 2014:

25th January (annual symposium together with the Embassy and Goethe-Institut)

6th February / 13th March / 3rd April / 8th May / 5th June / 3rd July / 7th August / 4th September / 2nd October / 6th November / 4th December

After having participated in the Introductory Session, you are also most welcome to see us for individual consultation during our office hours at the Information Center Accra.

Office Hours

Mondays 3.30pm - 6.30pm at the Goethe-Institut

Tuesdays 10am - 12am at the German Embassy

Fridays 2.30pm – 6.30pm at the Goethe-Institut

Stay in touch with us!

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SMS Info Service: Text #DAADGHANA to short code 1942 on all mobile networks in Ghana and stay updated on academic opportunities in Germany on your mobile device: scholarships, deadlines and in-country events. Receiving text messages is free of charge!

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