Facts & figures

DAAD/Ausserhofer

Facts & figures

We present the latest facts and figures about the activities of the DAAD, its member universities and international partners.

Since it was founded, the DAAD has supported more than 2.0 million academics in Germany and abroad. In 2017 the DAAD funded 139,758 people from all regions of the world – 50 percent of whom were women. Funding and scholarships went to 61,528 foreigners and 78,230 Germans. The DAAD funding programmes provide scholarships which help finance a semester abroad, doctoral programmes and internships, guest lectureships, visits to information events, and even the establishment of new universities abroad.

Worldwide funding by country

DAAD/Hub

The DAAD supports international mobility worldwide. The DAAD country statistics provide an overview of the number of scholarship recipients in each country of the world.

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Budget and funding bodies of the DAAD

DAAD

The DAAD and its programmes are largely financed by public funding bodies. In 2017 the DAAD had 522 million euros at its disposal.

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