DAAD-Information Centre Ghana


Contact us

DAAD Information Center Accra

c/o Goethe-Institut Ghana in Accra

East Cantonments

30 Kakramadu Road (next to NAFTI)


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

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.  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 next Introductory Sessions in 2016:

23rd January (Annual Symposium) / 4th February  / 3rd March / 7th April / 5th May / 2nd June / 14th July / 4th August / 1st September / 6th October / 3rd November / 1st 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.

Please note:  The Introductory Session for July will be held on the 14th of July, 2016 instead of the regular 1st Thursday of the month.

Consultation Hours

Mondays 3.30pm - 6.30pm at the Goethe-Institut

Thursdays 9am - 11am at the German Embassy (From 12th February, 2015)

Fridays 2.30pm – 6.30pm at the Goethe-Institut

!!! Summer Break  !!!

The DAAD Information Center Accra will remain closed from Monday, 4th of July to Friday 8th July, 2016.  Our regular office hours will commence from Monday 11th of July, 2016.  Please note, there willl be no consultation hours at the Embassy on Thursday, 7th July, 2016.

The consultation at the DAAD Information Center Accra is based on best knowledge and practice and is offered in good faith.  The DAAD Information Center Accra however accepts no liability for the correctness of information.

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New scholarship opportunities for postdocs, researchers and scientists avilable!!!

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MSc. Project Management and Data Science

The English-language International Master in Project Management & Data Science at the HTW Berlin is your opportunity to gain the skills needed to manage international projects and independently solve organizational and analytical issues. The HTW Berlin is based in one of the most interesting cities in the world. For further details visit: http://mpmd.htw-berlin.de/

MBA International Management at Pforzheim University

The MBA International Management at Pforzheim University combines a classical management education with the most relevant future topics: Innovation Management and Sustainable Globalization. Situated in Germany’s strongest economic region, entirely in English, AACSB accredited.

Osamudiamen Obazee, Nigerian, MBA Class of 2013

(Process and Quality Consultant, Daimler AG, Germany)

“I considered an MBA in International Management a necessary step in expanding my skill set into industries beyond banking and finance. During the MBA programme, I worked and wrote my Master thesis as a Global Marketing Intern with Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH, Baden-Baden. After graduation, I was retained as an Assistant Brand Manager for its consumer marketing projects."

For further information, visit: www.hs-pforzheim.de/mba

International MSc and MBA Programs at Offenburg University of Applied Science (Offenburg/Germany)

Master of Science (MSc) in Communication and Media Engineering

Master of Science (MSc) in Energy Conversion and Management

Master of Science (MSc) in Process Engineering

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Business Consulting


*  Accredited, application-oriented degree programs with excellent career opportunities

*  English-taught classes, with a small student-teacher ratio and hands-on instruction

*  Very well-equipped laboratories and facilities

*  Comprehensive, individual services for international students

*  Safe and friendly environment with easy access to Europe's tourist attractions

Fees for MSc:

EUR 274,- per semester

Fees for MBA:

EUR10,400 for the entire program

For more information, please see our website: www.hs-offenburg.de/graduate-school

Master Studies in Berlin - Getting Closer to your Goals!

  • Berlin MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • Master International Business Management
  • Master Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies

For more information visit www.mba-berlin.de.

German Master’s degrees in Energy Engineering, Urban Development and Water Engineering at Technische Universität Berlin Campus El Gouna, Egypt

Technische Universität Berlin (TUB), Germany, established a satellite Campus in El Gouna to act as an academic hub and research center at the Red Sea in Egypt. TUB Campus El Gouna currently conducts three advanced Master’s degree programs in:

  • Energy Engineering 
  • Urban Development 
  • Water Engineering
  • IT for Energy (coming soon)
  • Business Engineering – Energy (coming soon)

For more information, please click here or visit:www.campus-elgouna.tu-berlin.de

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