DAAD Scholarships 2017/18

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers scholarships for post-graduate studies and research to Malaysian nationals for the academic year 2017/2018.

1. PhD Scholarships
    a) Research Grants - Doctoral Programmes in Germany
    b) Research Grants - Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degrees (sandwich programme)
    Deadline: 15 October every year
    How to apply: Frequently Asked Questions

    Download: The German Doctorate - A guide for doctoral candidates

    Information on How to Find a Supervisor

    Please browse through our leaflet and presentation slides for information on How to Write a Research Proposal. We have also prepared a video on the same topic.

2. Master's Scholarships:

a) Scholarships for Development - Related Postgraduate Courses (with Relevance to Developing Countries) (EPOS).
    Deadline: Various dates depending on universities (August, September, October)
                    All applications must be submitted directly to the respective universities.

    Download:  i)  List of funded courses
                       ii) Full course description

b) Study Scholarships for Foreign Graduates in the Field of Architecture

c) Study Scholarships for Foreign Graduates in the Fields of Fine Art, Design/Visual Communication and Film

3. Study Visits to Germany for group of foreign students.

4. Re-Invitation programme for former scholarship holder.

5. DLR - DAAD Research Fellowships (PhD and PostDoc in the fields of Aeronautics, Space, Energy and Transportation at a DLR institute).

6. Scholarship for German nationals:
    DAAD also offers scholarships to German scientists who are currently in Malaysia and plan to return to Germany. For more details, please log on to:

    Rueckgewinnung deutscher Wissenschaftler aus dem Ausland.

Please browse through our online scholarship database for various other funding opportunities from DAAD and other organisations at