DAAD-EPOS Scholarship: The Master of Arts in Development Management is a programme that lasts for 18 months and is designed to teach professionals to meet the growing demand for specialists in the field of international development cooperation who are knowledgeable in the areas of programme and project management. Students will walk away from the class with a solid theoretical basis as well as the tools necessary to manage development programmes and projects effectively. The curriculum covers a wide range of subjects, including social science and economic theories, techniques of empirical research, methods of managing project cycles, and the application of theoretical and methodological knowledge.
International students are eligible to apply for the DAAD-EPOS Scholarship for Developing Countries to pursue a Master of Arts in Development Management in 2023–2024. The scholarship enables recipients to participate in master’s level program(s) in the subject area of Development Management that is offered at Ruhr University Bochum. The application for the scholarship must be submitted by September 30th, 2023.
Details About DAAD-EPOS Scholarship For Developing Countries 2023
Through its postgraduate programmes with an emphasis on development, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) encourages the education and professional development of specialists hailing from developing and newly industrialised nations. Local specialists who are well-trained and connected to international partners play a significant role in the sustainable development of their nations. They are also the key to building a brighter future with less poverty, increased educational opportunities, and greater health for all people. The scholarships offer foreign graduates from developing and newly industrialised countries the opportunity to pursue a postgraduate or Master’s degree at a German state or state-recognized university, and in exceptional cases, the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree, and to earn a university degree (Master’s/PhD) in Germany. Graduates can come from any field of study and must have at least two years of professional experience to be eligible for the scholarships.
The DAAD-EPOS Scholarship for Developing Countries – M.A. in Development Management 2023-24 is open to Ruhr University Bochum graduate students.
The following subjects can be studied under this scholarship programme:
- Development Management
Monthly payments of 861 euros for graduates and 1,200 euros for doctorate students, depending on their academic level.
Unless these costs are covered by the home nation or another source of funding, the Travel Allowance covers payments for health, accident, and personal liability insurance.
Under specific conditions, scholarship recipients may be eligible for the following additional benefits:
- Monthly rent assistance
- Allowance per month for accompanying family members
This award is available to international students.
Graduates from poor nations with at least two years of professional experience are eligible to apply.
Candidates satisfy the academic standards and are anticipated to successfully complete a programme of study in Germany (above-average result for the first academic exam – top performance third, language skills)
Candidates possess a Bachelor’s degree (often a four-year programme) in a relevant field. Candidates have at least two years of professional experience.
Candidates can demonstrate their development-related motivation and are required to assume social responsibility, as well as initiate and support change processes in their personal and professional environments following their training/scholarship.