News & Events


News & Events

Upcoming Events

DAAD PhD Proposal Writing Workshop


Date: 24th and 25th of August 2017

Location: University of Ghana, Accra

The PhD proposal writing workshop is a platform especially made for prospective PhD candidates to fine-tune their research proposals for their research stays in Germany. This year, it will be a two-day event (24th and 25th of August 2017).

Participants at the workshop will be coached by seasoned researchers and other DAAD and Germany alumni who have successfully completed their research stays in Germany. This workshop also introduces participants to the vast research landscape of Germany, available funding opportunities as well as ‘how to find a research supervisor’.

Interested participants who have attained a masters degree are invited to attend. Prior registration is mandatory.

Please use the following link and complete the application form by 4th of August 2017. We will confirm your participation/otherwise by 10th of August 2017.

Registration link:

Ghana-Germany STAMMTISCH - Your opportunity to NETWORK.

Are you a Germany alumni? Or are you planning to do your studies, research or training in Germany? Are you interested in meeting other people who studied in Germany or learn the German language and do you want to interact with native speakers?
Join us for the next STAMMTISCH at Afrikoko Restaurant on 1st of September 2017 between 6pm and 7.30pm. Look for the table with the ALUMNIPORTAL DEUTSCHLAND logo.
Come along with a friend!


 Date: 1st of September 2017

Time: 6pm – 7.30pm

Location: Afrikiko Restaurant (adjacent Ako Adjei Interchange, near Flagstaff House)

P.S. A "Stammtisch" is an informal and friendly meeting to discuss any topic. This is really common in Germany.

Monthly Introductory Sessions: Counselling Format at the DAAD Information Center

(Consultation through our staff)

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, among others.

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 2017:  2nd February, 2nd March, 6th April, 4th May, 1st June, 6th July, 3rd August, 7th September, 5th October, 2nd November, 7th 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.

If invited by a group of people such as a student or professional association, Information Center staff is available to give talks on opportunities in higher education in Germany. To arrange an information event with the DAAD representative, please email us.